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4. International Medical Aid – Mobile Medical Outreach Supplies and Equipment

4. International Medical Programs: International Medical Aid Outreach for Supplies and Equipment in Vellore District, Tamil Nadu

Program Goal: To purchase and provide medications, vitamins and supplements for use in a Rural Medical Outreach Camp delivered directly to under served rural communities.

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Mother and son at a maternal check up in Kilarasam Village, Vellore District, India

Program Benefit: This program allows Canadians Sharing to improve health outcomes by providing sophisticated medical checkups to the local villages and tribal regions in rural Tamil Nadu, South India. Health levels are improved by delivering and supplying free vitamins, supplements and medicines to small villages in The Vellore District. Patients with more serious medical issues are referred back the The Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Center for further evaluations. Several hundred men, women and children have improved health each month.

How the Program Works in South India:

We work with a registered Indian Charity in the Vellore District of South India, Tamil Nadu State to purchase, supply and deliver medicine, supplements and medical supplies to the poor in under-served rural communities in Southern India. We also provide portable medical equipment to use as each patient is examined like stethoscopes, birthing simulators, blood pressure monitors and weight scales to support the outreach. With the help of our charitable partner The Sri Sakthi Amma Health Care Trust we help to provide free rural medical outreach to the Vellore District. The Sri Sakthi Amma Health Care Trust is the charitable organization that supports the 500 bed Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Center which provides free medical outreach services to the local community. The Health Care Trust organizes the logistics for outreach which includes

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Free womens medical outreach in Kilarasam Village, South India

sending several vans, specialized nurses and specialized doctors to the location of the rural outreach. The outreach is held in surrounding village community centers, village schools or even remote tribal areas. We purchase the equipment, medications and supplies directly from the supplier or manufacturer and arrange for the delivery through many of the medical Outreach Camps of existing Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Center outreach programs. The Sri Narayani Hospital identifies at risk patients through the free medical outreach and refers patients back the the hospital in severe cases. We review the equipment and medicines required, select and purchase the supportive medicines and vitamins identified as a priority to the community by the Trust. The Hospital provides the equipment or training so that each individual can receive the most benefit from our program and achieve the best health care outcomes. Our programs are free of cost.

 

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Medical Outreach at a community center in Vellore District, India

All financial donations are receipted and tax-deductible. Your contribution will go a long way towards providing medications, vitamins and supplements to improve rural health through our International Medical Aid Programs in rural Tamil Nadu, India.

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