Electricity reaches in the Hamlet village PIPRAHI after logging a complaint in MP Tele-Samadhan by villagers & CBO members
PIPRAHI is a hamlet village of Chhataini GP, Block Ajayghar, Dist. Panna. This is a most remote and neglected village where out of 60 households 90 % families belongs to SC community and 10 % belongs to OBC. This is one of the most remote village of Panna district surrounded by high hills one side and a river flows by other side of the village. One have to go by walk 2 kms from village Chhataini by crossing the river and no 4 wheeler vehicle can reach the village due to the river as it have no bridge on it. PACS project staff formed Village Development and Monitoring Committee in this village. Before formation of this Monitoring Committee there were so many issues found in this village. The service providers were neglected to this village. The ASHA worker, ANM were not visiting to this village, improper immunization and poor service of Anganwadi, the MDM of both school as well as Anganwadi Center was not running since one year. The CBO leaders the members of Monitoring committee initiate their effort and gradually solved these problems by regular meetings by the PACS staff.
Village Devrimath is situated near Mahanadi River and the boarder of Janjgir Champa district. The village is located 92 KM from the district head quarter. The total population of the village is 1086 according to the census headed by the Government on 2012. 43 % of people were habited under dalit community. This village has 2 Anganwadi center and have the primary school facilities of Government.
October 11, 2014 is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. The theme is: Achieving Universal Coverage of Palliative Care: Who Cares? We Do!
There are 1 million new cancer cases in India every year with 80% of them being in Stage 4 of the diseases. Although an estimated 34 million people need palliative care in India, less than 1% have access. Only 1/3rd of those who need palliative care have cancer, the rest have organ failure, neurological deficits or HIV. There are 100 million elderly people in the country in whom the incidence of cancer is 11% higher. An Economic Intelligence Unit survey in 2010 ranked India last out of 40 countries in quality of death – India was the worst place to die.
In EHA we join many others this week to say 'There is no health without mental health'.This week in the EHA Mental Health programme we are focussing on youth mental health and launching our new resource for adolescent mental health: Nae Disha. It is a manual intended for course facilitators and focusses on building youth resilience. Click HERE to download a copy of Nae Disha in Hindi and HERE to download a copy of Nae Disha in English.