प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य में मेरा नर्सिंग का सफ़र : नामुम्किन कुछ भी नहीं ! धीरज जैन , नर्स मेंटर , बेसिक हेल्थ केयर सर्विसेज- मैंने 14 साल पहले GNM की पढ़ाई पूरी की थी। नर्सिंग में जुड़ने के लिए मेरे मामाजी ने प्रोत्साहित किया था जो ख़ुद एक नर्स है। उन्होंने कहा था कि ये सेवा … Continue reading प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य में मेरा नर्सिंग का सफ़र : नामुम्किन कुछ भी नहीं !
A tale of two epidemics Today is world malaria day, recommitted to eliminating malaria from the world. In last one year, we witnessed and responded to a major outbreak of malaria across two tribal communities. These communities live in the catchment areas of our AMRIT Clinics, that aim to provide high quality and low cost … Continue reading A tale of two epidemics
The Good, the Bad and the Impossible of the 2020 Union Health Budget Here is a quick look at what the Union Budget 2020 has to offer for the health sector. Click here to read full article. By Pavitra Mohan is co-founder, Basic Health Care Services, and director, Health Services, Aajeevika Bureau.
The National Consultation on Strengthening Primary Healthcare in Rural India Synthesising evidences for building a responsive, comprehensive primary healthcare for the underserved Primary healthcare is essentially the first three floors of a hundred floor tall building. – Dr M K Bhan In the month of April 2018, Basic HealthCare Services in partnership with Academy of … Continue reading The National Consultation on Strengthening Primary Healthcare in Rural India
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 and facing a large burden … Continue reading An evening in Morwal: Of High-quality and Responsive Primary Healthcare saving lives of Tribal communities
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 last five years, AMRIT clinics … Continue reading Another AMRIT Clinic reaches the underserved population!
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 I will cremate her, that … Continue reading Healthcare: A Privilege for Tribal women?
”AMRIT clinic is a blessing – to me, and every member of my family.” In today’s India, people living in the most remote, rural areas continue to struggle to access high-quality healthcare. The lack of quality infrastructure, difficult terrain, inaccessible roads, and scattered households, often mean that whole communities are left out of the public … Continue reading AMRIT Reaching the Last-mile Communities
The beautiful countryside of Southern Rajasthan belies a well-kept secret: over half of the adult and child population is malnourished. In the areas where Basic Health Services provides AMRIT health clinics offering high-quality, low-cost healthcare, child malnutrition is a problem of epic proportions. In our study of Salumbar block of Udaipur district, every two in … Continue reading Battling Childhood Malnutrition in Rajasthani villages
Lasiyo, 2 year old child, lives in Khajuri- a remote, sparsely populated and poorly connected tribal hamlet. In the morning of a day in early September 2016, his mother noticed that Lasiyo was having high grade fever. Shehad never been to the nearby town alone while his father who works in Ahmedabad as a labourer … Continue reading Skilling and Supporting Nurses will help India achieve Sustainable Development Goals in health
Many people in India, especially the poor, face the problem of seeking effective health care at a cost they can afford, and at a distance they can travel, and with a dignity that they deserve. They make compromises depending on the situation: either with cost, or quality, or dignity. In many cases, families shop for … Continue reading Why is primary health care the best approach for future of health care in India?