WEEDS

HEALTH DEVELOPMENT

WEEDS Rural Health working in the field of healthcare since from 2000, we have been providing high quality and affordable primary health care to low-income and underprivileged communities of Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Chennai districts of Tamil Nadu. This program Focus on making healthcare accessible to the poorest and the most deprived people in the community.

  • Joining with the state government of Tamil Nadu we have trained women on “how to prepare nutritious food and feed their children”. 
  • Along with Women’s World Day of Prayer (WWDP) we created awareness on promotive, preventive, curative ways to enhance the health status of rural poor women.
  • WEEDS conducts a series of educational Programmes in villages, aimed at the different sections and age-groups of society. These range from nutritional camps in schools and Anganwadi s to food demonstrations to women and SHGs – all aimed at increasing awareness of healthy nutrition.
  • Health and sanitation: Encouraging the inculcation of good habits such as washing of hands, using toilets and keeping the surroundings clean go a long way in creating healthy communities.
  • Immunization Programmes: Anemia, infant and maternal mortality continue to be daunting challenges even today. WEEDS has aggressively pursued Programmes to reduce the incidence of the same and has aggressively pursued Programmes to reduce the incidence of the same.
  • In collaboration with world bladder cancer patient coalition WEEDS have conducted Bladder Cancer awareness programme among rural women. In future WEEDS will be planning to conduct awareness programmes in all the villages of kancheepuram, Tiruvallur Distirct.