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    ASHWINI

    Association for Health Welfare in the Nilgiris

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Now and then

  • While Deva and Roopa continued their focus on the community health programme, Shyla and Nandakumar started training tribal girls as Nurses.

  • Health Animators visited the adivasi villages regularly - often situated at the midst of forests

  • Many students from universities abroad, CMC Vellore, TISS Mumbai and other colleges spent time at ASHWINI

  • The mobile outreach services visit the villages on a regular basis. 246 visits were made and 9943 patients seen.

  • Preparation for starting the construction work is in progress and we hope to have everything complete before mid 2013.

  • The Education program took up a major challenge by starting a Rural Bridge Centre for drop-out children

  • A grant for the completion of the buildings of the hospital and for equipping it was sanctioned by The Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust.

  • The hospital has well-equipped wards with a maternity unit, operating rooms with modern anaesthesia machines .

Celebration

Its silver jubilee celebration time!!

The Gudalur Adivasi Hospital completed 25 glorious years this October. A hospital FOR the tribals; BY the tribals.
What seemed an impossible dream in 1990 has now become a reality! Apart from the fairly good infrastructure, the tribal team that has grown and matured and can now handle the complicated operations of a 50 bed hospital.

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Village Visit

ViLLAGE VISIT

Doctors and the health staff visited the adivasi villages regularly - often situated at the midst of forests. People who were non-existent in the records of Government came forward to be part of the Health intervention and actively cooperated.