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Prostate Disease Awareness Camps

Contributing towards the millennium development goal INDCARE Trust in support of Directorate of Health Services, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, organized four health camps in mid March 2013 in different parts of Delhi. It was an opportunity to focus the importance of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and awareness about it among all age group men.

In Association with Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital, New Delhi, INDCARE Trust finalized the schedule; locations and activities of camps with a purpose to control, prevent & reduce the Prostate Diseases with reduction in morbidity and mortality rate associated with prostate disease

Prostate Disease Awareness Camps Areas

S.NO.

DATE

AREA

NO. OF BENEFICIARIES

1.

15th March, 2013

F-66, Shiv Vihar, Hastsal, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi – 110059

99 Beneficiaries

2

16th March, 2013

S-81, Gandhi Chowk, Mohan Garden, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi - 110059

111 Beneficiaries

3

22nd March, 2013

F-6, Labour Colony, Sultan Puri, New Delhi

110 Beneficiaries

4

23rd March, 2013

J-300, Mangol Puri, New Delhi

104neficiaries

 Results:

These were unique kind of health awareness camps focused on male health and on most unaware, concealed, hidden issue. Through these camps the fact came out that most of the 40+ men were not at all aware about the disease and even its mild symptoms in urine. The interactive awareness sessions taken by the team of doctors were very much appreciated by the participants and satisfaction come from the real benefits was visible on their face. Interactive session removed the veil of hesitation and people discussed very openly and frankly about the symptoms, problem, prevention and cure. Camps brought a positive change and demand for the continuation of such more health camps in that area as well as more other areas came out from the participants, local community and local leaders

 

Visit of FIRST LADY OF MOZAMBIQUE DR MARIA DA LUZ GUEBUZA on 8th Nov 2011

 

The First Lady, H.E. Dr Maria Luz Guebuza of Mozambique, H.E. Mr Jose Maria Morais, High Commissioner, Mozambique accompanied by approximately twenty delegates were greeted by ED, RMK Mr Vivek Joshi, Deputy Director, RMK, Mrs Kiran Singh and Deputy Director, INDCARE Trust, Mrs Vasundhara Matharu at the Taj Palace Hotel. A convoy of ten cars left the hotel to visit INDCARE Trust’s kitchen at Hastsaal, modeled on the SHG pattern.

On their arrival at INDCARE Trust Mid Day Meal Project at Hastsaal, Her Excellency was greeted by ED, INDCARE Trust, Mrs Reeva Sood. The delegation members were greeted by the women Self Help Group members by applying tilak and flowers. Her Excellency and the delegation members toured the semi-automated kitchen which supplies Mid Day Meals to over 100,000 children in Government aided schools. Her Excellency was taken for a tour of the stalls of the Women Self Help Group members from the   microenterprise section of INDCARE Trust. The following items were displayed by them: 1) Zardozi, 2) Gurjari, 3) Rajasthani beadwork,4) Pottery items, 5) Arica Nut cutting. She spent time requesting information and all members enjoyed the interaction. The women provided invaluable information in the formation of Self Help Groups and how the experience has enabled them towards economic and social self reliance.

H.E First Lady Dr Maria Luz Guebuza of Mozambique, H.E. Mr Jose Maria Morais, High Commissioner, Mozambique  and the delegates accompanying her, were invited by ED INDCARE Trust, Mrs Reeva Sood  and ED RMK, Mr Vivek Joshi for an interactive session. The session opened with a talk by ED RMK, Mr Vivek Joshi, who highlighted the concept of Self Help Groups and their necessity towards Women’s Empowerment. This was followed by a talk by ED, INDCARE Trust, Mrs Reeva Sood. She spoke of INDCARE’s close association with RMK and the changes that have been made in the lives of women through microfinance. Her Excellency was invited to speak and obliged by informing all present of the literacy rates in Mozambique, the gender ratio and the necessity of bringing change to the lives of women through similar measures and the increasing of literacy rates. Sr GM, RMK, Mr SR Nimesh closed the session. He spoke of RMK’s outreach and impact in both urban and rural India.

 

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ORGANISED WORKSHOP OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE on 25th Oct 2011.

we organized a workshop of domestic violence at mangolpuri church on 25th oct.2011, All 4 Project

(Mangolpuri,Nagloi,Shakurpur,Shahbad )of ICDS kitchen staff attended this workshop.There were some impotance topics razed in this workshop as:-

 
*Domestic Violence-Against women is increasingly recognised as major health and social problem in India.Domestic violence occurs when a family member,partner or ex-partner attempts to physically or psychologically dominate or harm the other.Domestic viloence includes all actions/behavior of family members which causes either physical injury or emotional trauma, or both to a woman.
*Types of domestic violence.
*Domestic violence Prevention Act 2005.
*Powers and duties of protection officers,Service Provider.
*Procedure for obtaining order of reliefs

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HEALTH MELA ORGANIZED AT SUBHASH CAMP, DAKSHINPURI BY USI & INDCARE & KARMA ON 15/6/2011

 

The Urological Society of India (USI) organized a free prostrate awareness cum diagnosis camp at Barat Ghar (near Shiv Mandir, Subhas Camp, Dakshinpuri) in Delhi today (15/06/2011). The event was jointly coordinated by the Delhi Urological Society and Indcare & Karma. The Indcare Trust has been working for the marginalized communities since 1989. Its multifaceted activities involve healthcare, urban habitat, microfinance, poverty eradication, sustainable livelihood, clean environment, etc. based on its experience with the community it found that prostrate related (urinary) problems are very common among the poor especially among the middle aged and the old. The Urological Society of India came forward to help Indcare & Karma, Dr. RML Hospital and the Delhi Urological Society to organize a health camp on these issues. The Health camp was for men above the age of 45 years who have prostrate problems, such as strain in passing urine, frequent urination, difficulty in controlling urine, etc. The chief guests were Shri Ramesh Kumar, Member of Parliament and Choudhary Prem Singh, M.L.A and Ex. Speaker Delhi Vidhan sabha. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ramesh Kumar M.P heaped praise on USI and Indacre Trust for organizing such a camp in the area.

                Addressing the patients and the team of doctors Choudhary Prem Singh promised all help to USI and Indcare & Karma to organize more such camps and on a larger scale in near future. He was greatly pleased to see a large team of doctors from the various prestigious hospitals of Delhi such as, Doctor Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Max Group of Hospitals, Goel Hospital & Urology Centre, Lions Kidney Hospital, etc. Among the special invitees were Shri Anil Sharma, Deputy Mayor M.C.D, Shri Pramod Choudhary, Member M.C.D and other councilors from South Delhi. Tri-cycle and wheelchairs were also distributed by Indcare & Karma to the disabled people of the area.

                The programme was presided by Dr.P.B Singh, President Urological Society of India and Director Urology, Max Group of Hospitals who spoke about the disease and how it can be controlled through prevention.Dr.Anil Goel, DUS Convener, PDAP and Dr. Bhatyal, Director Lions Kidney Hospital discussed about the poor awareness about the disease among the people and how important it is for its early detection and cure. Dr.Rajiv Sood, National Convener, Prostrate Disease Awareness Programme (PDAP), Consultant Urologist and Head Urology Department Dr. RML Hospital & PGIMER traced the trajectory of the USI and how it has come a long way towards meeting its vision and goal. Smt. Reeva Sood, Chairperson, Indcare & Karma thanked the guests for their wholehearted help and support in organizing this health camp.  

The team of doctors from Dr. RML Hospital was led by Dr. Rajiv Sood.   More than 200 patients were diagnosed during the day long camp and their Uroflowmetry and BMD was also done at the venue as per the requirements of the patients. The follow up of the patients as required will also be done by the Indcare and Dr. RML Hospital. Patients could be seen flocking to the venue much before the starting time of 8 A.M. Refreshments were also arranged for the patients. The patients were seen thanking the organizers for organizing this camp and they requested them to organize many more such camps in their area.   

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CAPACITY BUILDING AND AWARENESS PROGRAMME AT NOWGONG,CHHATARPUR ON 13TH MAY 2010 (BUNDELKHAND REGION)

INDCARE has been entrusted with the responsibility of becoming the Nodal Agency for identifying NGO’s for the Government’s development-oriented package for drought-hit regions of Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh with support from Rashtiriya Mahila Kosh. The MOU for the above purpose was signed on the 16th of December, 2009.

INDCARE was appointed with the task to mobilize NGO support in the 13 districts   of the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. This is being accomplished by identifying NGO’s who fulfill the eligibility criteria of RMK for being given a loan towards the creation of women Self Help Groups in the villages and towns. The Nodal agency would impart necessary training to the NGO’s for capacity building and help in recovery of dues of RMK. INDCARE will act as a facilitator between the NGO’s and RMK.

Selection of the Districts in the the Bundelkhand area.-After studying the profile of the districts and paying a visit in the area, the following 7 districts of UP and 6 districts of MP (Hamirpur, Datia, Chhatarpur, Mahoba, Jalaun, Banda, Lalitpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, Sagar, Panna, Tikamgarh,Damoh) were selected as the target intervention area. The visit was done by Reeva Sood, ED, INDCARE TRUST along with the team..

 INDCARE was entrusted with the following responsibilities:

  • Identification of key developmental areas in the 13 districts.
  • Creation of a module for structured disbursement of funds through RMK
  • Identification key NGOs working  with Self Help Groups
  • Disbursement of loan
  • Organizing capacity building workshops
  • Design a micro credit program keeping in mind the needs, aspirations, skills and the social, economic, cultural and political system of the population of the districts in concern
  • To improve quality, timely availability and cost of inputs as well as to find market opportunities
  • Designing and disseminating appropriate and simple technologies for alternative income generating activities.
  • Promoting sustainable use and regeneration of natural resources using appropriate technologies and management techniques.
  • Identification on vocational training, capacity building capabilities of the NGO’s
  • Overseeing/ identification of income disbursement/income generation activities by NGO’s
  • Regular feedback and visits to ensure the smooth running of the operation.

 CHIEF GUEST: MRS KRISHNA TIRATH, HON'BLE MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVLOPMENT (I/C), DISBURSED FUNDS TO THE SHG'S 

Gramin Mahila Aarthik  Kshamta Evam Jagrukta Karyakram, Bundelkhand -
A Capacity Building Workshop was organized by INDCARE TRUST on the 13th of May at Nowgong, Chhattarpur, Madhya Pradesh.

A workshop on “Gramin Mahila Aarthik  Kshamta Evam Jagrukta Karyakram, Bundelkhand” (the empowerment of women  through  SHG's) at Naogaon, Chattarpur was conducted by INDCARE Trust in collaboration with Rashtriya Mahila Kosh ( Ministry of Women and Child Development ) on 13th may 2010.

Mrs. Krishna Tirath, Hon’ble Minister of Women & Child Development (I/C) inaugurated the event. She distributed cheques  of Rs. 57.5 lacs out of Rs.1.15 crore sanctioned, to 550 women borrowers of 7 different NGO’s of Bundelkhand region. The main objective of this workshop was to orient and create awareness among the rural civil society organizations for strengthening the capacity of women beneficiaries of the SHGs for promotion of their economic empowerment. The other dignitaries on behalf of RMK to grace the occasion and deliver a meaningful message were Mrs. Kiran Chadda, Executive Director, along with her dedicated team comprising of Mrs. Kiran Singh, Deputy Director, and Mr. AK Nanda, Consultant, RMK. We especially thank them for their cooperation and collaboration.

Other NGO's and local governmental bodies, especially the Department of Women & Child Development participated in this event to make it a success. More than 3000 women participated in this event.

Eight stalls were installed to display the hand made materials of SHGs (like garments, handicrafts made of local  natural material like tokri, soop, Pickles, jewelries, beads, glasses, hand made embroidered sarees,etc). Two stalls was also fixed up for fist Aid and emergency and IEC material provided by RMK and other partners..

This platform not only strengthened the NGOs capacity but also gave them a moral boost up to other organizations and  rural women to come forward and participate in such interventions. The programme was anchored and coordinated by Reeva Sood, ED, INDCARE TRUST and its team. The event was a grand success.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of Participating Organisations

Sl. No

Name of Organization

Name of Person

1

Prayas Jan Kalyan Samiti, Lalitpur

Rahul Jain

2

Sarvothan Seva Sansthan, Lalitpur

Santosh Parihar

3

Damini Samiti, Chhitrakoot

Maya Saket

4

Tarun Vikas Sansthan, Banda

Dr. Dev Singh

5

Maa Chandika Devi Gramodyog, Mahoba

Rajendra Shukla

6

Pragati Madhyam Samaiti, Chitrakoot

Saroz Fatima

7

Hastchhep Welfare Social Society, Panna

Mangla Bhale

8

Sneh Utkrisht Srijan Sansthan, Panna

Arun Chandrapuria

9

Mrs. Heera Verma Shiksha Prasar 
Avam Samaj Seva Samiti, Bhind

Lakhan Singh Kushwaha

10

Brash Sansthan, Bhind

Dr. Dev Singh

11

Paramlal Seva Samiti, Hamirpur

Dr. S.K. Chakerverti

12

Vikas Udhog Samiti, Jhansi

Mr. Vinod Mishra

13

Adarsh Gramodyog Mahila Avam
Balvikash Shiksha Sansthan, Jalaun

Ashok Kr. Pandey

14

Srishti Samajik Vikash Sansthan,Jalaun

Mr. Arvind Singh Senger


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