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Community health and the Health For All movement in India is a vast and diverse field with a number of interesting personalities, projects, ideas and concepts. The '''Exploring Community Health''' portal is an attempt to create a a directory of sources of information, contacts and ideas for students and others new to and curious about the field of [[community health]] and the [[Health For All movement]] in India.   
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[[Community health]] and the [[Health For All movement]] in India is a vast and diverse field with a number of interesting personalities, projects, ideas and concepts. The '''Exploring Community Health''' portal is an attempt to create a a directory of sources of information, contacts and ideas for students and others new to and curious about the field of community health and the Health For All movement in India.   
  
 
The first section, ''Getting Informed'', deals mainly with suggestions on how one can get better informed about [[community health]] and the [[Health For All movement]] in general and the specific issues involved. The second section, ''Take Action'', deals with suggestions on how one can get actively involved with the movement based on what one has seen and understood.  
 
The first section, ''Getting Informed'', deals mainly with suggestions on how one can get better informed about [[community health]] and the [[Health For All movement]] in general and the specific issues involved. The second section, ''Take Action'', deals with suggestions on how one can get actively involved with the movement based on what one has seen and understood.  
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====Meet people involved with the movement====
 
====Meet people involved with the movement====
  
Most people involved in community health in India are quite friendly and are willing to take time to speak to students and other newcomers about the work they do and the issues they are involved in. Visit [[Portal: People within the community health movement]]for a comprehensive list of contacts.
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Most people involved in community health in India are extremely approachable and are quite willing to take time to speak to students and other newcomers about the work they do and the issues they are involved in.  
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Visit [[Portal: People within the community health movement]]for a comprehensive list of contacts.
  
  
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A number of community based projects all over India actively encourage visitors to come and experience grassroot level community health work.
 
A number of community based projects all over India actively encourage visitors to come and experience grassroot level community health work.
  
'''Tamil Nadu'''
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[[Portal: Community based organisations]]
* [[Tribal Health Initiative]], Sittilingi
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* [[ACCORD]], Gudalur
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'''Karnataka'''
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* [[Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Hanur]]
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* [[Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra]], B.R. Hills
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* Ashwini Hospital, [[Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement]], H.D. Kotte
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'''Maharashtra'''
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* [[SEARCH]], Gadchiroli
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* [[Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed]]
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'''Chhatissgarh'''
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* [[Jan Swasthya Sahyog]], Bilaspur
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* [[Shaheed Hospital]], Dalli Rajhara
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'''Gujarat'''
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* [[SANCHETNA]], Ahmedabad
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* [[SEWA]], Ahmedabad
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Revision as of 11:45, 4 December 2009

Community health and the Health For All movement in India is a vast and diverse field with a number of interesting personalities, projects, ideas and concepts. The Exploring Community Health portal is an attempt to create a a directory of sources of information, contacts and ideas for students and others new to and curious about the field of community health and the Health For All movement in India.

The first section, Getting Informed, deals mainly with suggestions on how one can get better informed about community health and the Health For All movement in general and the specific issues involved. The second section, Take Action, deals with suggestions on how one can get actively involved with the movement based on what one has seen and understood.

Contents

Get informed

Getting started

Meet people involved with the movement

Most people involved in community health in India are extremely approachable and are quite willing to take time to speak to students and other newcomers about the work they do and the issues they are involved in.

Visit Portal: People within the community health movementfor a comprehensive list of contacts.


Read

Portal: Reading about community health


Watch movies and documentaries

Portal: Films on health


Attend events

Find out about upcoming events on the Current events page.


Getting involved

Join mailing lists and discussion groups


Visit community based projects

A number of community based projects all over India actively encourage visitors to come and experience grassroot level community health work.

Portal: Community based organisations


Enrol for workshops and short study courses


Get a degree

Portal: Postgraduate education in community health

Take action

Getting started

It only takes a minute

Sign a petition, send a fax and do more at Portal: Direct Action

Organise an event for your student group

Contribute resources

Getting involved

Create evidence

Portal: Health research in India

Mobilise!

Communicate the message

Volunteer or do an internship

Portal: Community health internships and medical electives in India

Get involved with the People's Health Movement

See Portal: People's Health Movement

Solidarity with other movements

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