Healthcare Sabha 2018 | Mobile hospitals will improve healthcare in rural areas
Dr K Narasimhan, Director, Sri Sathya Sai Mobile Hospital in his session mentioned that India is the land of villages, yet, healthcare services in rural India is lagging. Therefore, there is an urgent need to ramp up access to healthcare services in the country.
Emphasising that mobile hospitals could be an effective way to improve healthcare facilities in rural India, he informed that Sri Sathya Sai Mobile Hospitals is serving as an example to improve medical facilities in rural India, deal with the scarcity of healthcare facilities in rural areas, support CHCs, provide adequate training to rural medical practitioners and more.
“Stage of awareness, stage of acceptance and stage of implementation are the three major stages of public health reform. We need to improve awareness and education about health at the family and community level to improve our outcomes,” he added.