Project #8634

Health care and Awareness in 18 Indian slums

by Serve Train Educate People's Society-STEPS
Jul 12, 2012

Failariasis patients Treatment and awareness

DrPrameela explaining usage of drugs to LFpatients
DrPrameela explaining usage of drugs to LFpatients

Dear Donors,

Greetings from STEPS NGO

 Failariasis patients Treatment  and Awarenessin in the slums of Srikalahasti Municipality, Chittoor-district, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA. 

On 25th February 2012, Dr.P.Prameelamma President STEPS NGO distributed medicines to FILARIASIS patients in STEPS Urban Health Centre. All the 20 patients have taken medicines. During this occasion Dr.Prameelamma explained about the nutritive food they have to take and asked their feedback after the treatment.

Mr.P. Ramanaiah said that after taking medicines there is slight decrease in the bulging in legs and their appetite have improved.  

Mrs. Munilakshmi said that after taking medicines she is not getting fever frequently but she is having pain in legs.

Dr Prameelamma clarifying their doubts advised them to use warm water for washing their affected parts, do exercises regularly and keep pillow under their legs while sleeping.

Mr.K.Sudhakar Reddy Executive Director demonstrated how to do exercises and make the Failariasis patients to repeat those exercises.

Filariasis Patients doing exercise
Filariasis Patients doing exercise
Dr.Prameelamma distributing drugs to LF patients
Dr.Prameelamma distributing drugs to LF patients

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Serve Train Educate People's Society-STEPS

Location: Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Pedamalli Prameelamma
Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh India

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