Immunize for a Healthy Future: Know, Check, Protect
During World Immunization Week, recognized by the World Health Organization during the last week of April, AmeriCares India team promoted one of the world’s most powerful tools for health – the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
A Milestone of Health in India’s Slums
AmeriCares India now sends four mobile medical clinics into Mumbai slum neighborhoods six days a week, providing quality primary care and health education. More than 100,000 patient consultations have been conducted since the program began.
Uttarakhand Flood Response Continues
Months after the flood disaster in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, AmeriCares India team continues to respond with free medical camps and distributions of non-food items and water purification to help families in desperate need.
Medical Teams Care for Flood Survivors in Uttarakhand
More than 1.6 million people are struggling to survive in the wake of severe flooding in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. AmeriCares India has responded with free medical camps, and distributions of non-food items and water purification to help families in desperate need.
Kashmir Post-Disaster Response and Disaster Peparedness Workshops
In the month of April 2012 AmeriCares India foundation revisited the Bandipora district in Kashmir as a follow up response in order to reach out to the communities missed the previous time and to monitor those previously served. The team consisted of Dr Purvish Parikh, Dr Swati Jha and Mr Neeraj Prasad from AmeriCares were joined by 2 external disaster preparedness experts.
SIKKIM: Earthquake Relief 2011
An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 (Mw) centered within the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area of Sikkim occurred on Sunday, 18 September 2011.