Health
 India
Project #6941

Community Health Program for Sunderban villagers

by Vivekananda International Health Centre

Summary

Vivekananda Int'l Health Centre and villagers are developing a Hospice/Community Health Centre to promote health & nutrition to 50,000 villagers in Falta, Sunderbans a backward area in W.Bengal, India
$2,350.00
total raised
10
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years

Challenge

Quality & affordable health Care is not available in Sunderban (South 24 Prg. District of West Bengal) which results in high incidence and prevalence of Diarrhea, RTI, Malaria, T.B., infant mortality etc. The elderly and terminally ill patients do not get proper care. Hospitals are far and transporting patients are difficult, expensive and time-consuming. Many people die due to lack of treatment.

Solution

Community Health workers of VIHC provide basic Health Education to villagers esp. mothers and bring ill/elderly villagers to our Community health centre where doctors provide free treatment & medicines. Serious patients are referred to Hospitals.

Long-Term Impact

The trained Health workers will ensure total immunisation, and other preventive health practices among 50000 villagers in 10 backward villages; Doctors at the Community Health Centre will treat 500 patients/month. Hospice care for 6 elderly patients

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Organization Information

Vivekananda International Health Centre

Location: KOLKATA, W.B. - India
Vivekananda International Health Centre
Project Leader:
Abanindra Kumar Nag
Kolkata, W.B. India

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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