Health

 

  1. In early 90’s Vikash started its health program by organizing health camps and eye camps in Puri district. We have worked in 3 blocks of Puri District and 45 slums of Bhubaneswar on Health programs.
  2. We are organizing community level health interventions of NUHM in the slums of Bhubaneswar and  facilitating Community Process Activities by forming Ward Kalyan Samitis ( WKS) and Mahila Arogya Samitis (MAS)
  3. Early identification of physical/mental disability is done at various locations in Puri district. We also look after the post-therapy rehabilitation and the integration of identified persons are supplied with assistive devices where needed.
  4. Referrals were given to specialty hospitals for medical/ surgical intervention. 
  5. Access to trained multi-rehab workers and special educators is ensured as Vikash partners with a full-fledged training institution.
  6. Home Based Therapy and Institutional Therapy is provided to nearly 700 persons with disabilities.
  7. Eradication, treatment and rehabilitation of leprosy affected persons has been our focus since inception. Formation of associations of such persons has been done as a follow up action.
  8. School and Community Awareness Program on Health, Hygiene and Sanitation under JICA assisted Odisha Integrated Sanitation Improvement Project has been running in 19 Wards of Bhubaneswar.