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HOW ASHOKA FELLOWS CREATE SYSTEMS CHANGE?

New Learnings and Insights from the 2018 Global Fellows Study

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Community workshops

THE IMPACT OF PEER GROUP INFLUENCERS ON THE STATUS OF REPRODUCTIVE, ADOLESCENT AND SEXUAL HEALTH

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BABY DEVA VARSHINI

The Gift of Life for Baby Deva Varshini

Tamil Nadu - The Gift of Life for Baby Deva Varshini

"At EKAM, we have successfully identified the gaps (within existing healthcare system) which proved fatal so far specially with respect to Infant and Maternal mortality.  Each weak spot is addressed very strategically with required necessary inputs and the outcome is always overwhelming!"

EKAM FOUNDATION IS COMMITTED TO THE HEALTHCARE OF NEONATES, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND MOTHERS

EKAM Foundation is committed to the healthcare of neonates, children, adolescents and mothers from underprivileged communities. It happens through direct medical support and indirectly through community awareness, empowerment and participation. We complement the government health system and not replace it!

EKAM FOUNDATION

TYPE

 Non-profit NGO

FOUNDER

Dr. Sailakshmi Belijepalli

STRATEGY

Complementing the government structure and not replacing it

SINCE

2009

HEADQUARTER

CHENNAI (India)

REGIONAL OFFICES

BANGALORE, RAIPUR, HYDERABAD

OUTREACH

INDIA, USA, UK, CANADA

KEYWORDS

24x7 helpline, community guidance, referrals to high end hospitals, live saving support, equipment maintenance

HOW EKAM SAVES A LIFE

COMMUNITY GUIDANCE

Identifying the patient cases within the under privileged  communities through outreach and interaction

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PATIENT CASE REFERRALS

This is about taking patients to high end hospitals if the situation demands so.

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EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

Maintenance of life saving equipment in hospital wards

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LOGISTICAL SUPPORT

Add on support for missing logistics in the hopspitals

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HEALTHCARE HR UP-GRADATION

Recruitment, Training and Mentor support

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EQUIPMENT INDUCTION

High end equipment induction during life saving situation

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Sharing very close interface with the communities we work with

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Our efforts are synergistic towards an all round community upliftment as well

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EKAM FOUNDATION
is delighted to have
DR. B SOMARAJU (Padma Shri)
Chairman & MD
CARE HOSPITALS (INDIA)
as our goodwill ambassador!!

Dr. Somaraju, who is regarded as an institution in medical and social goodwill fraternity, has graced our whole campaign with his much needed support.

EKAM Blogs

Mortality

“Infant Mortality” an “Increasing Risk”

“Infant Mortality an increasing risk”. That’s a big question but nothing can be worse than this.  India ranks 12th among 52 low income countries having highest mortality rate. Infant mortality {ie death of infants under the age of one year} rate is at a ratio of 39 infants per 1000 live births and its share […]

Infants

Lack of Critical Childbirth Facilities in Hospitals Leads to Worst Pregnancy Related Complications.

Lack of critical childbirth facilities in hospitals leads to some of the worst pregnancy-related complications. Having a child gives a whole new perspective to life of every mother. But many mothers and infants die due to complications from childbirth. Maternal mortality rates are high in rural and sub urban areas compared to cities. We have […]

Mother Child

Maximum Cases of Maternal Death in India is From an Infectious Disease

Maximum cases of maternal death in India is from an infectious disease – hepatitis A and hepatitis E – Contribute to make our mothers healthy and strong. To create a healthy future generation we need healthy mothers. Maternal health plays a major part in it. There are many reasons such as high fees, poor infrastructure, […]

Newborn - Caring Touch

Million of Newborns Across India Need Your Caring Touch.

Million of newborns across India need your caring touch. Birth of every baby is a wonderful happening. It is the event of a life entering the external world from the uterine environment. The initial 4 weeks after child’s birth is called the neonatal period. It is the time for extensive care as it involves high […]

The Right to a Healthy Life

The Right to a Healthy Life – What Every Child Deserves

The right to a healthy life – what every child deserves. Children are the future of our society. Every child deserves a good physical, emotional and social environment for growth and well being. A healthy childhood is mandatory for a child to have a better start of life. A good health is what one needs to […]

Infants Among The Urban

More Than 50% of Infants Among The Urban Have a Dismal Chance of Survival.

More than 50% of infants among the urban poor have a dismal chance of survival – how can we change these dismal statistics Motherhood being the most fulfilling experience, infant deaths devastates its whole essence. These mortality rates reflect the quality of the society we are living in and its health care structures. Governance of […]

Don't Waste Food

Every Plate of Food we waste is Probably an Entire Day’s Meal for a Needy Child.

Every plate of food we waste is probably an entire day’s meal for a needy child. Food is a basic requirement for every human for substance of life. Access to good food is a basic right. But, the hard truth is that, not everyone in our society is enjoying the luxury of food. There are […]

Infants

A Simple Immunization Schedule Can Save Infants Life.

A simple immunization schedule can save infants from more than a dozen of life threatening diseases – Make a difference where it matters the most Strengthen the foundation of a healthy childhood by supporting easy access to immunization where it matters a lot. Strengthen the foundation of a healthy childhood by supporting easy access to […]

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How can we as a society support underprivileged mothers in overcoming health related challenges?

With most newborns with equally new and inexperienced mother – How can we as a society support underprivileged mothers in overcoming health related challenges. It takes immense strength and bravery to give birth to a child and raise it. As great it may seem, it is one of the hardest thing ever for every mother. […]

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