No. 549, 26th Main,
14th cross, JP Nagar phase 1
Bangalore, India - 560 076
e-mail: feedback AT milaap DOT org
phone: +91 8880340333
The PRICE OF HEALTHCARE in rural India is disconcerting. Nearly 93% of the poor who are hospitalized have to sell their assets, including the family's agricultural land - their primary income source.
Worldwide, 66% of the deaths in children can be avoided, by providing preventive and primary healthcare for acute respiratory infections, measles, malaria, and perinatal illnesses.
With our focus on preventive and primary healthcare services, including vision and maternal care, we aim to facilitate increased access to health services through awareness, links with healthcare providers, and financing mechanisms, such as loans and savings plans that can support or supplement health insurance programs.
Special consideration, interest free or low interest loans that are designed to meet unforeseen emergency needs due to sudden illness are often disbursed within days of receiving the request, even before the requirements are published
Assistance in paying for health and life insurance premiums of INR 20-50 a week for 25 to 30 weeks ensure that at least the bread earner of a family is insured and has access to critical healthcare, while also promoting the essential
Health education increases awareness and knowledge, translating to improved preventive measures in maternal and child care and in infectious disease, thus enhancing the quality of life, efficiency in combating poverty, and achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
Approximately 194,000,000 school days were gained in 2010 - Healthy children spend more time in school and help create an educated society. As domestic caretakers for the sick in many societies, women benefit the most from a healthy community, their own health is safeguarded and they gain time to pursue their education and work interests and contribute to a prosperous society.