Is you Daaktar Saab really a Doctor?

All across the country poor people receive even poorer healthcare when it is them that require it the most. Where public facilities are lacking untrained professionals and quacks flock to fill the gap. Here is one such disturbing incident from AMRIT Clinic field area. When Manish had a high fever …

Rawach hopes for a Healthier future this Independence Day

The 72nd Independence day was indeed a special one for Rawach, a village located in Gogunda Tehsil in the Udaipur District of Rajasthan . In the presence of approximately 300 residents AMRIT Clinic -an initiative by Basic HealthCare Services (BHS), in collaboration with Aajeevika Bureau (AB), was inaugurated at Rawach. This …

An evening in Morwal: Of High-quality and Responsive Primary Healthcare saving lives of Tribal communities

An evening in Morwal: Of High-quality and Responsive Primary Healthcare saving lives of Tribal communities AMRIT Clinics are primary healthcare clinics which provide preventive, promotive and curative services and are located in rural, remote areas in Udaipur district in southern Rajasthan. The clinics serve predominantly tribal communities living in extreme deprivation …

End TB: Patient-Centric Care is essential

Girja* is a 16 year old cheerful girl from a remote hamlet in Southern Rajasthan. I met her during one of the monthly gatherings for Tuberculosis patients and their families at Amrit Clinic.** She immediately stood out among the group of young and middle-aged men. She later told me about …

Another AMRIT Clinic reaches the underserved population!

Basic HealthCare Services (BHS), in collaboration with Aajeevika Bureau (AB) opened yet another AMRIT Clinic at a remote, rural and tribal panchayat of Morwal in Gogunda tehsil of Udaipur district. With this, BHS footprint has expanded to cover almost 75000 rural, tribal and high migration communities of South Rajasthan. For …

Healthcare: A Privilege for Tribal women?

How do you react when a father-in-law says about his Bahu (daughter-in-law), “Aap mujhe isko bade asptaal le jane kyun bol rahe ho? Yeh mar gayi toh mai isko jala dunga, woh meri zimmedari hai.” (Why are you asking me to take her to a bigger hospital? If she dies …