Collaborator : Karuna Trust
Karuna Trust, established in 1986 is affiliated to Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra (VGKK) located at Biligiri Rangana Hills (B R Hills) in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka that works for tribal empowerment.
The Trust was established to respond to the widespread prevalence of leprosy in Yelandur Taluk of Karnataka and has been singularly successful in addressing this problem. Drop in the prevalence of leprosy from 21.4 per 1000 population to 0.28 per 1000 spanning across 26 years is a testimony for the success of the intervention.
Doctor at School is AarogyaSeva’s Comprehensive Child Health Program with strong support from Pediatricians
Yatra means a pilgrimage with a religious purpose. Our religion here being “One Health - Health and healthcare access for All’.
Indian Women face a myriad of health issues that remain unaddressed due to socio, cultural and economic barriers.
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