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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

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Several research organisations, hospitals and NGOs offer community health internships and medical electives. Find out more on the portal on community health internships and medical electives in India

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The Exploring Community Health Portal is a directory of people, projects, books, films, courses, internships and other sources of information and ideas for students and others who are new to and curious about community health in India and the Health For All movement. is a wiki mass collaboration project. That means it will become bigger and better only if you get involved. To learn how you can contribute by creating and editing articles right now, visit our community portal.

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