Healthy living conditions and access to good quality health care for all citizens are not only basic human rights, but also essential components of social and economic development.
In India today, the health sector is simultaneously an area of deep crisis as well as of tremendous opportunity for positive change. Government, Private medical sector, and Community health activists seek to massively reorganize health care services, but each with a different vision and perspective.
Throughout India people are struggling to defend their rights to healthy living conditions as well as access to health care. Joining hands with some of these efforts, AID supports village health workers in remote and rural areas, programs to train government health workers to work more effectively and sensetively, direct interventions in areas such as children's nutrition , eye-care, malaria or mental illness......Read more