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Community health

Niranjana Public Welfare School

 

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Community health
Primary Focuses
Project Aims
Niranjana Health Initiative
Mobile Clinic and Health Education
Community Health Committees
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Niranjana Health Initiative

Niranjana Health Clinic opened in 2007, as an expansion of our school and orphanage. The clinic has grown immensely since its inception, now seeing from 40-100 patients every day. And this is just with one doctor! The health team are dedicated, intelligent and compassionate individuals who work well together and do their very best to keep all the village people healthy.

The clinic sees a range of patients from infants to elderly, the majority being female. Most of our patients need treatment for chronic illnesses or are at risk of preventable diseases, but many acute skin conditions, coughs and colds etc are also seen regularly. With more complex cases, our clinic supports the patient and often arranges appointments with specialists and transport to see the specialists who are in distant towns.

Expenditiure: 20% of NPWT funds

Key results delivered so far:

  • Almost 3000 patients have registered for treatment after two years

  • There have been approximately 5000 recipients of health promotion efforts

  • Predicted 1200 families benefiting from member's subsequent avoidance or recovery from disease

  • Over 95% of our patients report satisfaction with their care and treatment





 

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Health initiative needs our support
2010 has been a tough year for the health of villagers in the Niranjana region, particularly with anemia levels on the rise.  The past two year ...
Written by Volunteers,
12/23/10
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Blanket Distribution
The most recent Blanket distribution program has begun at Niranjana this winter. Our good friend Elizabeth at the Help Free the Children Trust in New ...
Written by Volunteers,
01/06/10
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Young boy receives life-changing treatment
Little Amit was only 9 years old when our staff found him in early 2009, suffering with a terrible skin disease. He told NPWT's doctor that he had ...
Written by Staff,
04/20/09
Clinic Refurbishment
Clinic refurbishmentThe clinic has received a good dose of attention lately, as the walls were rendered, plants planted, and waiting rooms sealed and ...
Written by George,
02/10/09

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How you can help

We need your support to continue our important work.

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