Cancer..Prevention & Early Detection
D.E.S.H. – Detect Early. Save Her & Him | Kamrup, Assam | 2017
Piramal Swasthya has launched its community-based screening programme – D.E.S.H. for oral, breast and cervical cancers in Kamrup. The programme components include creating community awareness, screening for the cancer of oral cavity, breast and cervix through mobile cancer screening units, mobility for the patients detected positive to a treatment centre and tracking and follow-up.
Equipped with the best equipment, including a mammography unit and staffed by doctors, nurses and radiographers, the Mobile Cancer Screening Unit screens the local population for oral, breast and cervical cancer. Patients identified with cancer are referred to Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute for treatment.
Mother and Child
ASARA 2.0 | Araku valley, AP | 2017
Started in 2010, ASARA is a Unique model ending preventable deaths in extremely remote, hilly and difficult to access terrain of Araku valley, Andhra Pradesh. The model aims to provide access to specialist consultation in remotest of the areas where there is no or limited availability of Healthcare resources.
The project has now been expanded to Paderu and Chintapalle mandals. The expansion aims to cover the 2.5 lakh-plus population, including women, children and adolescents in 1179 hard-to-reach habitations across the entire tribal belt of Vishakhapatnam district, starting with Paderu and Chintapalle.
Gosthani – Community Nutrition Hub
Emphasis on nutrition is an important dimension of this program. A community-based approach to nutrition has been adopted at dedicated ‘Nutrition Hubs’ to educate communities about a healthy and nutritious diet. The hubs are being set up to help prepare, process and preserve nutritional – traditional and locally available – food items for families.
Non Communicable Diseases
ASHWAS | Digwal, Telangana | 2016
A community based Non Communicable Disease intervention program focused on timely screening, identification and treatment of Diabetic and Hypertensive patients. Program also aims to reduce the incidence of Non Communicable Diseases (Diabetes & Hypertension) through preventive, predictive and promotive means of Healthcare service delivery.