Health

The Pragati Path health programme has been created to tackle the challenges of increased infectious diseases, lack of modern sanitation, persistent problem of high neo natal, infant mortality and female foeticide, malnourishment and increase risk of incommunicable diseases. The Pragati Path works in partnership with the local, state and national government, private institutions and companies to create awareness, built capacity and facilitate access to health services. Specially for women and children whose health is extremely poor caused by the inadequate antenatal, natal and post-natal care for pregnant women, resulting in high infant mortality and an even higher female infant mortality rates, poor nutrition and lack of access to safe dirking water and proper sanitation among other issues. The Pragati Path has worked with over 3,000 beneficiaries in 10 villages in Bundelkhand Region in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Pragati Path organized regular multi-specialty health camps for treatment and referrals and conducted awareness and preventive education programs in villages and schools.

Our Focus

Improve Community Health

  1. Awareness campaigns, capacity building, training through health workshops and camps at schools and in the villages.
  2. Specialized training for health care professionals
  3. Prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  4. Nutrition, sanitation and clean water promotion programs

Addressing Women And Child Health Issues Through

  1. Direct intervention to promote maternal and infant health care, including antenatal, natal and post natal, children’s vaccination and institutional delivery
  2. Building capacity among women through orientation and training programs

Community Impact

Created Awareness And Built Capacity To

  1. Encourage health seeking behavior amongst rural communities, specially women
  2. Promote training of community members to develop peer educators and trainers within the villages
  3. Provide counseling services

Facilitate access to treatment by establishing linkage between referral services and service providers

Provided access to improved sanitation and safe drinking water

Networked and advocated to improve access and quality of health care

Composite Targeted Intervention Program

In partnership with the Madhya Pradesh AIDS Control Society, since 2013 the organization has being implementing the government AIDS program to reduce the incidence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases/HIV/AIDS among sex workers and MSM. The program focuses on awareness and capacity building, peer education and treatment. Organization has created, implemented and conducted tailor-made peer education and training programs aimed at promoting risk-reducing behavior.