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 Health  India Project #27648

Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers

by Bangalore Hospice Trust - Karunashraya Vetted since 2011 Site Visit Verified
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers
Support for Palliative Care Link -Centers

Summary

Cancer is growing at 11% per year in India. This coupled with the fact that 80% of cancer patients visit hospitals for the first time when the disease has reached its advanced stage. In Bangalore, there are many cancer patients who have not been able to avail our free care. To be able to cater to patients in other parts of Bangalore such as North, South and West Bangalore we have set up "Link Centers" " which will enable us to provide to a larger number of advanced stage cancer patients.

$25,687
total goal
$25,404
remaining
3
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

Cancer is growing at 11% per annum in India. This coupled with the fact that 80% of cancer patients visit hospitals for the first time when the disease has reached its advanced stage, there is a huge need for hospice and hospice related services. In the last one year, though we have been witnessing an increase in the number of patients at BHT-Karunashraya, there are still many who have not been able to reach us and avail our services. To be able to cater to patients in other parts of Bangalore.

Solution

To be able to cater to patients in other parts of Bangalore such as North, South and West Bangalore we have set up "Link Centers" which will enable us to provide the required support to a large number of patients when they are in their advanced stage of cancer.

Long-Term Impact

Goal: To increase our capacity to support patients and their family members from different parts of Bangalore. Output: Creating a wider area of service in Bangalore by setting up "Link Centers" in North (Hebbal), South (Wilson Garden), and West Bangalore. Measurable indicators : 1.The patient's records, 2.Qualitative feedback from the patient's family 3.Increasing number of patients. Assumptions: Increased area of service will allow our organization to deliver care for more patients.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.karunashraya.org
Our Hospice Website

Organization Information

Bangalore Hospice Trust - Karunashraya

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
Website: http:/​/​www.karunashraya.org/​NewSite/​Index.html
Project Leader:
Georjo Pius
Bangalore, Karnataka India

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