DAD Foundation , Helped Them Get Free Treatment!

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To help them access immediate medical aid, NGO DAD Foundation provided free treatment to these poor people at their doorsteps.

This season, a Jaipur-based NGO became to over 10000 underprivileged, sick patients by helping them access mainstream medical facilities.

To help them access immediate medical aid, NGO DAD Foundation provided free treatment to these poor people at their doorsteps.

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Many of these patients showed signs of flu but hesitated to visit government hospitals due to unhygienic conditions and time spent in never-ending serpentine queues.

Due to a lack of stable incomes, these families couldn’t even afford treatment in private hospitals.

The NGO started its reach out from the beginning of February24 and were able to cater to 1000 patients and help them seek treatment in DAD hospitals.


Health


DAD Foundation works towards enhancing access to quality and affordable healthcare in India. The Foundation’s ‘Health for All’ motto and integrated healthcare model provides continuum of care to the most vulnerable sections of society through a network of healthcare delivery mechanisms.

Cumulatively, over 1 million consultations have benefitted vulnerable patients through various health initiatives. Numerous health camps provide specialised care for HIV/AIDS, TB, mother and child health as well as various non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiac ailments, bone and joint disorders, ophthalmic conditions among others.

Described below are major programmes under the “Health for All” initiatives.


Health Outreach Programme

The DAD Foundation Health Outreach Programme provides medical care through Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) and Static Medical Units (SMUs) at selected locations in Maharastra, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh, rajasthan, haryana, uttar pradesh.

Fully-equipped Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) with state-of-the-art technology, including cloud-based software are incorporated to store patient information and plan programs for the communities. MMUs provide free of cost necessary healthcare services at the doorstep of beneficiaries through periodic visits. They further address beneficiary requirements with proper consultations and adequate medical care facilities.

Static Medical Units (SMUs) provide diagnostic and consultation services focusing on chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes. Professionally trained Ayurvedic doctors, nurses and social workers cater to the primary medical care needs of the patients.

Since inception, more than 10000 thousand individuals have been enrolled in to receive medical care under this initiative. 80% of these families earn less than Rs. 1 lakh per annum and 40% of these families were previously utilising services of pharmacists or non doctors in the vicinity for health care needs. DAD Foundation’s intervention has now provided them access to services from a qualified Ayurveda professionals.

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