for strengthening the Primary Health Care centres to ensure a supportive public healthcare system
Organisation: United Way Delhi
Initiative: Primary Healthcare Centres, PHCs Upgradation
Location: Delhi, India
United Way Delhi initiated the effort — ‘Primary Healthcare Centres, PHCs Upgradation’ aimed at upgrading the facilities at PHCs and preparing them the challenges caused by the Covid-19 virus. The intervention includes minor repairs to the infrastructural requirements of the PHCs, facilitation of essential hospital equipment, capacity building of healthcare professionals, awareness activities for precautionary measures with senior citizens and individuals with disabilities, and developing healthy habits as a community.
The collaborative efforts of United Way Delhi with Bajaj Auto and Jankidevi Bajaj Gram Vikas Sanstha (JBGVS) has allowed to support frontline workers, children, women, the elderly and people with disabilities by providing basic and advanced equipment to 3 primary healthcare centres, and training frontline workers. Moreover, the on-ground team is busting misconceptions regarding the Covid-19 virus to ensure proper safety methods.