(July 14, 2022)
Smile Foundation receives Certificate of Appreciation from District Health Administration, Nuh, Government of Haryana, for its efforts to improve quality of healthcare services
New Delhi, July 12, 2022: Smile Foundation has received a certificate of appreciation from the Nuh District Ad ministration Health Department, Government of Haryana, for its efforts to enhance the quality of healthcare services in the district. Smile Foundation has established telemedicine centers and trained frontline workers in the district.
The Nuh District Administration – Health Department, Government of Haryana and Smile Foundation organized a three-day training workshop for frontline health workers in the district, supported by SBI Cards and Payment Services Ltd. The workshop focused on training frontline health workers on the detailed procedure for registrati on of beneficiaries for Mother-Child Protection Cards to boost immunization in the district.
The frontline health workers were also trained on providing tele consultation services and on the importance of adequate nutrition for pregnant women. They were taught ways of ensuring adequate nutrition through locally available fruits and vegetables.
The district administration praised Smile Foundation’s efforts in pr omoting health-seeking behavior. “We are de lighted to witness th e consistent efforts being made by Smile Foundation to improve health outcomes in their intervention areas within Nuh district, Haryana. The Foundation’s efforts are praiseworthy,” said Dr. Sure ndra Yadav, Civil Surgeon, Nuh District Administration – Health Department, Government of Haryana.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Santanu Mishra, Co-Founder & Executive Trustee, Smile Foundation said,
“We are honored by the recognition received from Civil Surgeon (CMO) of district Nuh. This recognition will motivate us to continue working to improve the healthcare system in the state. There is a lot that civil society organizations can and must do to improve health outcomes in the country.”
Nuh is an aspirational district in Haryana. The district administrati on and health department of Nuh are working in a concerted man ner to improve the health outcomes of the population. As part of efforts to strengthen the he althcare system in the district, Smile Foundation is bracing the telemedicine centers in Nuh.
Smile Foundation runs the Health Cannot Wait campaign through out the country that prioritises improving pri mary healthcare del ivery. The initiative aims to provide quality primary healthcare se rvices to two million peop le and promote health-seeking behaviour among underprivileged communities. Hea lth Cannot Wait works thro ugh four initiatives – Smile on Wheels mobile healthcare units, Smile Health Camps, Baaton Baaton Mein Sehat – a tele-counseling initiative, and Health Online – e-clinics through tele-medicine.
About Smile Foundation
Smile Foundation is an Indian development organization directly benefiting over 1.5 million children and famili es through more than 400 welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment sp read across 2,000 villages and slums in 25 states.
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