Garhwal Community Development and Welfare Society

Mobile Health Services

We seek to improve the health status of rural and indigenous populations through research, training and service delivery programmes.

— Dr. Rajesh Singh, Director

GCDWS’s mobile healthcare delivery is supported by the state government under its National Rural health Mission interventions, since 2009.

Mobile Health

GCDWS’s ‘Sachal Chikitsa Vahan’ or‘Mobile Health Van’ is a van equipped with laboratory facilities, X-ray machine, 1 doctor, 1 nurse, 1 lab technician, and 1 X-ray technician. The mobile clinic supplements existing primary health care services for communities living in far-flung, difficult areas.

Achievements so far:

  • Covered a population of 224067,
  • Treated 14025 patients (general patients for breathing problems, TB, skin diseases, body pains),
  • Carried out 2664 investigations, 229 X-rays,
  • Provided ante natal care to 526 women,
  • Completed 197 primary immunizations and
  • Distributed 1590 condoms and 135 packets of oral pills.