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We are a collaborative project aimed at creating a comprehensive resource on community health and the Health For All movement in India. Contributors range from health workers, researchers, activists and others with an interest in community health. Find out more about us at the About page. You can help! Find out how you get involved at the Community portal. You can also visit our project blog at, join our low traffic announcement email list at and become a fan on Facebook. Welcome to the community! - The team

Health workforce in India

Portal: Medical education in India

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Digital archives project

The Digital Archives Project aims at preserving some of the key publications of the Health For All movement that are currently out of print.

Publications related to the 1978 Declaration of Alma Ata

Publications of the Medico Friend Circle

Publications of the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan

Reports of Central Government Committees and Councils

If you would like to suggest a book or help out with scanning books that are currently on our list then please contact Suresh Dhandapani.

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Help build up our image library. Start by viewing the gallery of image files recently uploaded on the site.

Help us edit: History of community health | Conflict in Chhattisgarh | Biographies

If you are unsure where to start, you could expand some of the recently created articles. (Click the recent changes page in the column to your left, and you will see some articles designated as "stubs" that need to be fleshed out). Or you can use the search box in the upper left column to find other articles to build based on your interests. Please cite sources for any information you add.

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