The Community Centre at Bhopoli is a unique centre, where the clinical services are integrated with the development activities for the community. Thus at this centre, over & above the Outpatient department, Inpatient department, Casualty, we also have programmes on school education, organic farming, self help groups and warli art for a ‘Holistic Community Development & Health Programme’.
In the modern world where cities are progressing rapidly, our native places, villages are deprived of even the basic necessities. Can we imagine how a 9 month pregnant women, carrying the future of India, would be managing to walk miles for water? How she would be managing nature’s call, especially during rains? How does she deliver a baby when she herself is barely an adult? Would a child with advanced pneumonia survive without medication? Such and many stories are encountered at every junction while working in the tribal community.
Our journey with them actually began in 1989. The realities of access to health care with poor transportation, low priority on health, struggle for daily survival became an everyday experience for us. The realization became intense that the motto of the Trust ‘to reach the unreached’ could only be possible if doctors went to patients rather than patients coming to doctors. Read More