Sehat Ghar – a Health Initiative
There are approximately 78 untrained and unregistered health practitioners working in the community. The result of this is misdiagnosis, excess use of antibiotics, wrong prescriptions, over medication and the use of IV fluids when not needed. Lack of citizenship status and identity documents leaves, the community members do not have access to low cost/government health facilities. In the alternative they are left with no option but to access the most affordable healthcare present without knowledge of its long term impact.
Under Sehat Ghar – A Health Initiative, Imkaan aims to provide a safe and reliable space for treatment and care of the women and children of the community. Imkaan has established the following two projects under Sehat Ghar: