Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India

by Rural Health Care Foundation
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Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India
Set Up A New Rural Healthcare Centre, India

Project Report | Jan 7, 2015
Support an Existing Rural Health Care Centre

By Anant Nevatia | President

It has indeed been overwhelming to receive funds that have allowed us to set up and operate nine primary health care centres in various districts across West Bengal, reaching out to over 10 lakh people. Each centre runs four departments namely General Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry and Homoeopathy. At the cost of INR 60, patients in this centre are provided with diagnosis and free medicine for seven days. The centres also provide free spectacles to those in need. Aside of this, each primary health care centre, in collaboration with other organizations, facilitates free cataract and cleft lip/palate surgeries for those in need. 

While the centres have been set up, these require constant funding in order to operate and smoothly carry out their activities. There is a constant need for funds to provide free spectacles to patients, sponsor cataract operations and cleft lip/palate surgeries for those who are in need but do not have the essential resources for the same. Moreover, a few centres are becoming old and are in need of funds, so that old medical equipment may be replaced with new and better equipment. 

Our facilities are only becoming more renowned in the areas in which they function and the footfall is only going up, as news of patients benefitting from treatment at our health care centres spreads to neighbouring villages. There is a constant need then to improve exsting infrastructure at our centres, for which we require funds. 

The following is the feedback of a patient who has been benefitted from our services:

Rabindra: Rabindra is a 70 year old retired man, staying with his son, daughter in law and three grand children, in Mayapur. Over the years he developed a vision problem in his left eye but the paucity of funds and the anticipated high costs of treatment made him ignore the problem. His neighbours suggested he visit our centre, where his problem was diagnosed and he was offered a free cataract surgery facilitated by Rural Health Care foundation in collaboration with Rotary Eye Hospitals. Today, he has benefitted from the surgery and can his vision has shown marked improvement. 

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Rural Health Care Foundation

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal - India
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Rural Health Care Foundation
Anant Nevatia
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Anant Nevatia
Rural Health Care Foundation
Kolkata , West Bengal India

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