Due to lack of knowledge, information and orientation in health and hygiene the people living in urban slums cannot understand the need of immunization, importance of growth monitoring, technique of low cost nutritious food preparation, different methods of birth control, spacing between two children, importance using sanitary or pit type latrine, preparation of safe drinking water, maintenance of personal hygiene and disposal of waste products from the home and practices to maintain good health. So the incidence of maternal mortality, child mortality, morbidity, dehydration and malnutrition rate and other infectious diseases are quite high as per our community diagnosis.
Objectives of our Healthcare Programs
- To arouse adequate consciousness about health and hygiene among villages.
- To reduce the incidence of maternal mortality, child mortality and morbidity re-hydration and malnutrition rate and to provide both antenatal and post-natal a care.
- To make the people conscious through basic literacy, hygiene, nutritional and environmental education.
- To improve the nutritional and health standard of mother and children suffering malnutrition in our target area