OPERATION ASHA

Rating: 4.93 stars   410 reviews

Issues: Health, Human Services, International

Location: D-156, First Floor Sarita Vihar New Delhi 110076 India

Mission: Expand access to services and products of a high quality at affordable prices among disadvantaged communities worldwide with a focus on delivery of health services. We do this by providing the last mile connectivity, i.e. health service delivery at the doorsteps of the under-served.
Results: 1. 30,000+ TB patients treated in more than 3000 disadvantaged communities. 2. 5.86 million people educated about TB in India and Cambodia. 3. More than 10 MDR patients successfully treated. 4. 63 MDR-TB patients under treatment. 5. Supporting one XDR patient and one XXDR patient with medicines and protein supplements. 6. Distributed 570,000 painkillers, 780,000 antacid tablets, 315,000 antiemetic tablets, 240,000 iron tablets, 45,000 calcium tablets, 30,000 condoms, 12000 sachets of Oral Rehydration Salt, 3,500 packets of protein supplements, 5 tons of food and 4000 blankets. 7. 24 Female TB patients were provided vocational training to prevent them from being abandoned by families. 8. $150/year increased income through reinstated productivity from TB treatment (Govt. of India) equivalent to an annuity of $1,857. Thus, treated patients have benefited by a whopping $56 million. 9. $13,000 saved by economy for each person treated (Annual TB Report 2011: Govt. of India): Indian and Cambodian economies have saved $390 million. 10. 190 disadvantaged persons provided dignified sustainable full time work. 11. Income of 178 micro-entrepreneurs in disadvantaged localities, who work as partners of Operation ASHA enhanced substantially. 12. Social return on investment of 3217%. In other words, for every dollar invested, the society and the economy benefit by $32.17.
Target demographics: Disadvantaged TB patients
Geographic areas served: India and Cambodia
Programs: TB treatment and affordable high quality health services to disadvantaged people at their door steps.
2011 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

operation asha is doing well work in slums in India

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operation asha's working way is very good.

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doing an excellent job and curing people with their great service and continuing to impress the people of india with their skill and potental

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no i havnt experianced it personally but have seen many people being cured here

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Operation ASHA have tied up with MIT, which is conducting randomized control trials to assess the impact of Operation ASHA in slum communities.

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Operation ASHA is treating Tuberculosis in the slums of India, serving a population of 3.5 million slum-dwellers in six states and expanding rapidly.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization by visiting a large number of centers of this organisation.

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Thanks to Operation Asha who has done wonderful work in eradication of tuberculosis. Its work is spreading with great pace to many parts of India .I have my friend working in Operation Asha, and have heard about the wonders it is doing

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taking cure to the door steps of the people

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Increase the campaign further

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