Rural Health CARE India initiatives are focused on supporting and assisting communities in improving their personal and rural environmental health. Through health education and grassroots medical solutions, Rural HealthCARE India aims to promote healthy lifestyle choices, increase preventative health measures, and improve access to curative care. Some of the rural health care internship projects include:
Healthcare is the right of every individual but lack of quality infrastructure, dearth of qualified medical functionaries, and non- access to basic medicines and medical facilities thwarts its reach to 60% of population in India. A majority of 700 million people lives in rural areas where the condition of medical facilities is deplorable. Considering the picture of grim facts there is a dire need of new practices and procedures to ensure that quality and timely healthcare reaches the deprived corners of the Indian villages.
Though a lot of policies and programs are being run by the Government but the success and effectiveness of these programs is questionable due to gaps in the implementation. In rural India, where the number of Primary health care centers (PHCs) is limited, many centers do not have doctors or medical staff, others do not have lab technicians and some PHCs do not even have a pharmacist.
To control the spread of diseases and reduce the growing rates of mortality due to lack of adequate health facilities, special attention needs to be given to the health care in rural areas. The key challenges in the healthcare sector are low quality of care, poor accountability, lack of awareness, and limited access to facilities.
Various organizations are coming together for improvements in health care and technology plays a crucial role to facilitate this.
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Frailty of the Rural Healthcare System in India