Towards creating a healthier society by popularizing preventive measures, Sanjeevani welfare Foundation organizes awareness programs on various issues of health and hygiene. For this purpose, Foundation makes use of visual media which communities are familiar with … like street plays, puppet shows, pamphlets distribution etc. Another strategy employed is involving children and youth in awareness programs like rallies, debates etc. because, children are the best messengers to carry the message to their parents, family and other community members.
Information about the conduct of health awareness sessions and camps is widely canvassed by Foundation well in advance. These sessions and camps are organized in coordination with the community keeping their time and other constraints in mind. Through these activities, Foundation ensures that such programs reach maximum number of people.
General and specific health awareness camps with focus on diseases like Dengue and Chikungunya, eye, ear, dental problems, HIV/AIDS, H1N1 (Swine Flu) have been organized at all Foundation locations. Awareness programs on Women’s health, Reproductive Child Health etc., are also conducted.
There has been regular involvement of District Health and Education Departments in these programs. Foundation also collaborates with NGOs to conduct the health awareness programs indifferent places.
LAST YEAR’S IMPACT
- Health awareness program benefitted more than 30000 people directly.
- Women amounted to 57% of the total beneficiaries.
- Health awareness conducted in more than 35 cities.