Utkarsh Welfare Foundation’s health initiatives are intended to provide free Primary Health Services and awareness to the low income households in the targeted geographies. Outpatient diagnostic services with free medicine are being provided as a part of the initiative. Program is implemented in collaboration with select hospitals, ensuring quality health service under the strict supervision of healthcare professionals and practitioners. Two approaches viz. regular Poly Clinics through locations as well as Mobile Poly Clinics with route plan are being adopted for extending health services. Total beneficiaries outreach under this initiatives since inception have been 347242.
Regular Polyclinics are organized in collaboration with Ramakrishna Sewashram Hospital, Mirzapur and GV Meditech Group, Varanasi. Currently, the program is organized in five districts of Uttar Pradesh (Varanasi, Mirzapur, Jaunpur, Chandauli and Allahabad).
This program was started in July 2013 through 1 location and is currently operational through 22 locations with cumulative patient outreach of 102743 as on December, 2019.
Mobile Van Polyclinic:
Mobile Polyclinics are organized to ensure that the benefits of health initiatives reaches to more number of patients. Mobile Vans equipped with professional medical practitioners and medicines covers the targeted geography.
Started in August 2015 through 5 locations, the initiative is currently operational through 27 locations across (Kochas, Nokha, Kudra, Bhabhua, Ramgrarh, Satna, Maiher, Amarpatan, Mauganj, Kaptanganj, Tamkuhi Road, Siswa Bazar, Pipraich & Dudhai) districts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh respectively.
The total patients outreach under Mobile Van Polyclinic since inception has been 213851.
In addition to regular and medical mobile van polyclinics; a class-room training on Health awareness program has been started (Modules already piloted under SIDBI Project). The objective of health awareness program is aligned with the concept “Prevention is better than cure” and aims to:
- Raise awareness on the various aspects of preventive healthcare measures;
- Educate the target group on information to identify and prevent common diseases;
- Raise awareness on the nutritional needs of young children and mother;
- Build capacity within the community to handle local health issues effectively;
- Promote overall good health of the local community.
The total beneficiaries outreach under Health Awareness since inception has been 27150.