Saturday, February 14, 2015

Equal Health provides quality health care in remote villages.



Rural persons are being screened for vision
Equal Health provides quality health care in remote villages. Villages are e provided with health services. Equal Health Camps is a special initiative to provide healthcare services to meet the health care needs of the marginalized community in remote rural areas through annual health care camps. Health camps are organized extensively in rural areas by Equal Health in collaboration with SEVAI- NGO offering comprehensive health services consultations for curative,
Peer Health Educators as supportive assistants
preventive, promotive and referral, to a large number of people in selected intervention areas of
Eye vision check up by professionals
Trichirapalli and Karur Districts of Tamilnadu.27 professional health workers of Mufti-disciplinary projects include General Health care, pediatric, ophthalmology and physio and occupational therapy services etc. Duration of Equal Health Camps are organized for two weeks in mid February every year in rural areas. Free optical are distributed to the needy persons after eye testing for vision. The uniqueness of the model lies in its comprehensive approach where health promotion and prevention are given equal importance while
Providing free optical
curative care is administered. Equal Health in association with SEVAI NGO, has been organizing these health camps consecutively at Trichy and Karur districts of Tamilnadu. 5000 people benefit from it every year. Special arrangements are made to provide free accommodation and food for poor patients and local health assistants as well as the visitors. These are small duration camps organized on the basis of health needs of a specific location. These health camps aim at promoting health seeking behaviour in the long term
Health Assistants help in the camp
and thus, unlike a general curative health camp, these camps also
Health Assistants associated.
largely work on building awareness regarding common ailments, nutrition and hygiene and sanitation. These camps provide comprehensive health services free of any cost.-Govin

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