Some of the success stories
Support the Violence Victims in Kashmir Valley
Kashmir: The recent escalation of violence in the valley raises the concern due to increased burden of medical emergencies on the health system, given the high levels of shortages of medicines, medical disposables and local requirements. Health services in the Kashmir region are overloaded amid severe shortages in medicines and doctors due to the ongoing violence since 8th July 2016. The pregnant women, patients with chronic diseases and injured during conflicts all are facing challenges.
Bringing the Best Health Practices to Rural Bihar
Cardiotocography (CTG) machine is an established tool for monitoring wellbeing of an unborn baby. It is as essential as the stethoscope for an obstetrician. But due to cost, lack of awareness and lack of technical skill to interpret the graphs, it is rarely used in Bihar outside Patna city. One CTG test in Patna costs Rs 800!! The NMBT Center, Patna has started CTG monitoring of patients in their final month of pregnancy and during labour process.
Educating the Young Girls on Health & Hygiene Practices
Doctors For You, Tamilnadu conducted a health and hygiene promotion camp at Government Higher Secondary School in Tiruvallur District. The camp was about educating the students on how to wash hands properly, demonstration of hand wash techniques. General hygiene awareness, nutritional based awareness etc. Most importantly,the team discussed on how one should take care and avoid falling sicking in the post-flood