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Immunize for a Healthy Future: Know, Check, Protect

World Immunization Week, recognized by the World Health Organization during the last week of April, aims to promote one of the world’s most powerful tools for health – the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. The AmeriCares India team conducted immunization awareness and documentation activities in the field.

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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.

 

Medical Camps, Emergency Aid for Cyclone Phailin Survivors

As Powerful Typhoon Phailin bears down on the east coast of India, AmeriCares India has pre-positioned supplies and is ready to respond.

 

AmeriCares Clinic Celebrates 100,000 Patient Consultations

MUMBAI – October 25, 2013 – For two years, Ramlal, a 49-year-old security guard with hypertension, has been receiving medical care from the AmeriCares India Mobile Medical Clinic that frequents his neighborhood.

 

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.

 

BIHAR: Outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)

In late June 2012, the state of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome(AES). The symptomatic forms of disease leave neurological sequele or cause death in the severest cases...

 

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.

 

Avalanche response in Bandipora, Kashmir

On 23rd February 2012, two massive avalanches hit Ganderbal and Bandipora districts of Kashmir Valley killing sixteen army personnel and many injured.

 

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.

 

AmeriCares India Expands Flood Relief, Treating Nearly 3,000 Survivors

The AmeriCares India medical team worked in conjunction with a team from “Doctors for You” over the course of two weeks, treating 2,400 patients from 14 villages in the flood-ravaged Kendrapara district of Orissa.

 

AmeriCares India Launches Mobile Clinics Program in Mumbai’s Slums

AmeriCares takes on-site medical services and free medicines directly to India’s urban poor. Pilot project launched with mobile medical vans in Mumbai slums.

 

AmeriCares Continues Support for Flood Relief Programs

Floods wreaked havoc in northern India (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Uttarakhand), displacing nearly 2 million with massive crop losses in this heavily agricultural area in late September 2010.

 

Caring for Kamala at an AmeriCares Health Camp

Kamala is expecting a baby yet she still breastfeeds her toddler because they can’t afford enough food. Read about AmeriCares India’s maternal outreach program.

 

Providing Health Care for Women and Girls in the Slums of Mumbai

AmeriCares India recently partnered with Karunya Trust to provide health screenings, medicines and other aid to vulnerable women and girls. The groups set up temporary health clinics to reach a severely underserved community on the outskirts of Mumbai.

 

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