Health
 India
Project #8728

Help Sickle Cell Anaemia patients lead better life

by Maharashtra Arogya Mandal
Vetted
Jan 30, 2012

Sickle Cell Anaemia Project report January-2012

Details of Camps conducted in December 2011.

 MAM has conducted free sickle cell health check up camp in 24th December 2011 from of 26th December 2011. During the journey we had a check up of 4 old diagnosed sickle cell patients at Dhule Highway. On Sunday 25th December 2011 293 old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening of new 83 patients was done among which 41 were diagnosed as carriers and 28 patients were identified as sufferers. Advice and counseling regarding the dietary and behavioral regime was also given both old and new patients. The carriers were provided with counseling emphasis was given on premarital guidance specifically to unmarried individuals.  14 individuals were diagnosed as normal which were also guided for this social problem. All the individuals were from different tribal parts of Nandurbar district mostly from low socioeconomic class.

 

On 26th Dec. 2011 similarly 251 old patients had undergone medical check up and 47 new patients were screened for sickle cell disease. In Newly screened patients 9 patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 26 were diagnosed as carriers. 12 individuals were diagnosed as normal. Premarital counseling, guidance regarding the behavioral and dietary regime was given to the patients. Counseling was given to carrier patients. The Normal people were also guided regarding the prevention of this disease. In this camp one sufferer patient of CTEV (congenital talipes equinovarus) commonly known as clubbed foot was observed.

Looking at the intense cold climate in the project area during this camp the cloths and 50 sweaters were distributed free to needy sickle cell patients.   


Attachments:
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal

Location: Pune, Maharashtra - India
Website: http:/​/​www.ayurvedmampune.com/​
Project Leader:
Mr Anil S. Gujar
NGO working in Health, Education and Tribal Development since 1960
Pune, Maharashtra India
$6,124 raised of $35,000 goal
 
112 donations
$28,876 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.