Osmanabad and its adjoining Latur district in the Maharashtra State of India are among the 100 poorest districts in India, as per the Niti Ayog (a policy 'Think Tank' of the Government of India established to achieve SDGs), which lack of adequate health services in the rural village. This project will help to provide preventive and curative care and services at the doorstep of these vulnerable villagers making healthcare accessible to all and also will help to curb the COVID 19 virus locally.
The extended lockdowns and the suspension of public transport, completely cut off remote villages in the Osmanabad and Latur district in the state of Maharashtra making them inaccessible to any facilities including health facilities. Due to this, the vulnerable people especially the older people, pregnant mothers, adolescent girls, children and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) who are more likely to become severely ill with this virus.
The PRIDE India's two fully equipped Mobile Medical Units (MMU) provides its preventive and curative health program by reaching out to the remote un-served/underserved villages in the Osmanabad and Latur district catering to all patients at their doorstep and also by providing hygiene kits to the vulnerable people. The MMU also screens the suspected coronavirus cases and refers them for further tests/treatment ensuring that they have access to health care and are safe even during this pandemic.
Direct doorstep healthcare service to a population of 97,000 beneficiaries especially the vulnerable group of the targeted community. 100% ANC & PNC care with 100% institutional deliveries for pregnant mothers even in COVID 19 pandemic. Empowered community-conscious taking action to reduce the spread of the infection through basic literacy, hygiene, nutritional and health education. Reduced number of new cases in the intervention area. Regular tracking of non-covid patients.
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