Communityhealth.in:About

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communityhealth.in is an experimental project aimed at creating a comprehensive resource on community health and the Health For All movement in India put together by people actually working in the field.

This website aims at bringing together fragmentary facts, explanations and analysis in order to create an integrated understanding of the health system in India. We hope to base such an understanding on the fundamental concept that everyone is entitled to the Right to Health and to live in a peaceful, just and equitable world.

The site is a Wiki website similar to Wikipedia and consists of a number of interlinked encyclopaedia format articles, images and PDF documents as well as links to numerous other webpages and websites.

The site hopes to evolve into a a collaborative effort of a number of voluntary scholars with experience and expertise in a variety of disciplines including medicine, public health, epidemiology, social theory, political economy and history representing a variety of voices and realities from the local to the global level.

We hope not to merely reflect the existing ground reality of health in India but also be part of the process of working towards Health For All through the creation of a number useful resources for practical use in the struggle for a healthier nation and world.

If you feel you would like to get involved with this project please visit the Community portal or contact lalit82[at]gmail.com

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