Is it safe for a mother to breastfeed a baby if she is a COVID positive patient? Dr. Kumutha J., an expert in child health at NHM Tamil Nadu is here to bust a few myths around this topic and provide us a detailed explanation.
Created for public awareness by UNICEF India and Ekam foundation
Dr S. Srinivasan, State Nodal Officer, Child health, IMNCI (Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness )is a COVID warrior. He has comorbid conditions and yet he fought COVID. He is here to tell us his inspiring story and some of the precautions we need to take while we step outside our house.
Created for public awareness by UNICEF India and ekam foundation
Mother's milk is the best gift you can give your child. It not only gives the child nutrients but also helps the mother and child bond well. Join Mrs. Lakshmi as she gives us important pointers on the benefits of breastfeeding. Supported by UNICEF India Character created by Abishek Kumar
Our first webinar series on Breastfeeding during a pandemic is Live Now! Join us with Dr. Kumutha J., an expert in child health at NHM Tamil Nadu explain the many questions around breastfeeding in these unprecedented times. Join us Live on Youtube here. zcu.io/JRPd... See MoreSee Less
August 1st - 7th is considered breastfeeding week. This pandemic has made us question everything. To clear the clutter around breastfeeding, we are inviting you all to join us for the first webinar series on Breastfeeding during a pandemic. Featuring Dr. Kumutha J., an expert in child health, NHM Tamil Nadu. You can join us on zoom or you can stream it live on YouTube. Please find the links to both of them in the comments section.
To ensure frontline workers' safety and through the support from The Coca-Cola Foundation, healthcare supplies were supplied for 200+ sanitation workers in 2 wards in Bengaluru and to the medical staff at Omandurar hospital in Tamil Nadu. The distribution in Karnataka was through our NGO partner Samarthanam Trust For The Disabled and through Ekam Foundation in Tamil Nadu. In Delhi, with the support of BlackRock, protective gear was supplied to AIIMS Delhi through United Way Delhi. The #FightAgainstCovid19 is a daily reality for staff at the frontlines and every supply that reaches them strengthens them. #LiveUnited #UnitedAgainstCovid19 #CovidResponse ... See MoreSee Less
Ekam Foundation along with Meesho have provided face masks to pregnant women, who come for regular health check-up at Primary Health Centers in Ramanathapuram, Theni and Sivagangai Districts. In order to safeguard them from spread of COVID 19. We thank Meesho.com for providing the face masks free of cost. ... See MoreSee Less
Ekam foundation is promoting organic kitchen gardens and in this effort, on World Blood Donor Day (14/06/2020) our Salem District Coordinator Mr. Pradeep Kumar has planted Tomato, Radish, Brinjal, Ladies finger, Lentils, Bitter gourd, Guar beans and Spinach seeds at St. Paul’s High School, Maravaneri - Salem.
Our sincere thanks to #Kalam_Nanbargal_Team for coordinating the same. ... See MoreSee Less
Ekam foundation is promoting organic kitchen gardens and in this effort, on Food safety day our Salem District Coordinator Mr. Pradeep Kumar has planted Tomato, Radish, Brinjal, Ladies finger, Lentils, Bitter gourd, Guar beans and Spinach seeds at Panchayat Union Primary School, Ayothiapattinam - Salem.
On the occasion of World Environment Day, our Salem District Coordinator Mr. Pradeep Kumar. T has planted Pungai and Neem saplings at AR Line Higher Secondary School and Sri Sarada Balamandir Boys Matric Higher Secondary School - Salem.
The District Coordinators of Ekam Foundation have distributed grocery items and vegetables worth Rs. 2,43,796/- to the old & elderly homeless, physically challenged, Widow & Daily wage labourers of Tiruppur, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi & Chennai district.
The District Coordinators of Ekam Foundation have distributed grocery items and vegetables to the downtrodden people of North Chennai area and parts of Virudhunagar district, who are suffering during this lock down. ... See MoreSee Less
Ekam Foundation sincerely thank Indian Academy of Paediatrics for supporting 250 N-95 Masks to the health care workers, who have been serving in the Department of Paediatrics at Stanley Medical college during this pandemic.
Ekam Foundation would like to express its gratitude to “Give India” for supporting the following materials to the health care workers, who serve in Raja Mirasdar Hospital – Thanjavur Medical College in saving lives of people during COVID 19 outbreak.
• 100 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits • 200 - N 95 Masks • 1000 - Triple Layer Masks
We sincerely thank “Give India” for supporting materials worth Rs.1,44,900/-.
Special thanks to Dr. Aravindhan Gunasekaran for Coordinating the same.
The District Coordinators of Ekam Foundation had identified people who are old & elderly homeless, physically challenged, Widow & Daily wage labourers from their villages and provided grocery items and vegetables to those who are suffering during this lock down in the following districts:
1. Keelavadakarai, Periyakulam - Theni District 2. Muthupet - Thiruvarur District 3. Alakkudi Village - Thanjavur District 4. Natchampatti Village - Trichy District. 5. Thiruthalaiyur Village - Trichy District.
We thank all our volunteers for this great support
Apart from supporting Life care medical equipment to the healthcare workers in Government Hospitals, Ekam Foundation had begun its relief service by providing month-long grocery and essential vegetables to the vulnerable society across Tamilnadu.
On 20/04/2020 & 21/04/2020 Ekam Foundation had supported grocery and vegetables worth Rs. 5,000/- each to 5 families in the following districts, who are engaged in daily wage work.
1. Tsunami Nagar, Mappilaiurani village - Thoothukudi District. (The grocery materials had been provided to 28 transgenders) 2. Alakkudi Panchayat and Muthuveerakandiyanpatti Panchayat - Thanajvur District. 3. Vadukapatti Panchayat - Pudukottai district. 4. Ayothiyapatanam block - Salem Distrcit. 5. Nilakottai - Dindigul District 6. Anthanallur, Srirangam - Trichy.
Ekam Foundation would like to express its gratitude to “Eicher Group Foundation” for supporting the following materials to the health care workers, who serve in the Government Hospitals across Tamilnadu to fight against COVID 19 outbreak.
1. Government Medical College & Hospital - Tirunelveli.
• 200 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits • 2000 - Triple Layer Masks • 200 - N 95 Masks
2. Government Medical College & Hospital - Theni.
• 100 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits • 1000 - Triple Layer Masks • 500 - N 95 Masks
3. Government Medical College & Hospital - Karur.
• 800 - Triple Layer Masks • 50 - N 95 Masks
4. Madurai Medical college
• 70 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits • 1000 - Triple Layer Masks • 100 - N 95 Masks
5. K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College & Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital - Trichy.
• 100 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits • 1000 - Triple Layer Masks • 250 - N 95 Masks