Primary Healthcare

     

     Primary Health Centres (PHCs)

Total responsibility of Preventive, Promotive, Curative and Rehabilitative Health services to 20,000 to 30,000 population 

  • 24X7 emergency / casualty services (in selected PHCs)
  • Outpatient department(OPD) facilities
  • Five to ten bed inpatient facility
  • 24X7 labour room and essential Obstetric Care facilities (in selected PHCs) 
  • Minor operation theatre facilities 
  • Availability of essential medicines and laboratory tests through centralised digitised monitoring system 
  • Management of sub centers attached to the PHC 
  • Community Participation through strengthening Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition (VHSNC) Committees 

The success of Gumballi PHC and its impact as a “Model PHC” have enabled the model to scale up in collaboration with various State Governments as well as partnering with companies for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Presently Karuna Trust manages 30 PHCs in Karnataka, 11 in Arunachal Pradesh, 11 in Meghalaya, 11 in Orissa, 3 in Manipur, 1 in Maharashtra and I in Rajasthan. 

 

Mobile Heath Units (MHUs) 

Karuna Trust runs 9 MHUs:

  • 6 in Karnataka in collaboration with Karnataka Health System Development and Reforms Project 
  • 1 in Bangalore Urban in collaboration with Smile Foundation 
  • 1 each in Boisar (Maharashtra) and Rawatbhata (Rajasthan) in collaboration with Nuclear Power Corporation of India 

The services cater to the underserved, insurgency prone and remote areas. These are the areas that have remote habitations and are far from the PHC or have no access to any health facilities 

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives 

Primary Health Care is extended through collaboration with Private and Public Enterprises to serve more people. 

1. Wienerberger 

Health Centre 

Wienerberger is a leading producer of clay building materials, was founded in 1819 by Mr. Alois Miesbach in Vienna (Austria). Wienerberger India was established in Bangalore in the year 2006. Karuna Trust is managing a Health Clinic at Gottikere village, Kunigal Taluk, Tumkur District in Karnataka since 2009 which is supported by Wienerberger as part of its CSR initiative. 

2. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) 

NPCIL has initiated to provide healthcare services to the rural India through Health Centres and Mobile Health Units. Karuna Trust is being engaged as its partner to manage the services and currently managing Primary Health Centres at Kaiga in Karwar district, Boisar in Tarapur, Maharashtra and at Rawatbhata in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.