People living in slums and rural areas are often prone to many communicable as well as curable diseases which in later stages become life threatening due to the lack of treatment. The people living in rural areas and urban slums many a times do not want to avail facilities in the hospital as it means losing a day’s wage and suffer in silence. To curb this problem Smile on Wheels mobile hospital conducted general health check up for the people of Azadnagar at Surat. Daily wage laborers, women who worked as maids, children and aged people were treated by the doctor who also gave them some tips on how to eat healthy and inculcate healthy habits to keep diseases at bay.
Smile on Wheels programme at present has 34 operational projects in 265 remote villages and urban slums across India, directly benefitting over 400,000 lives in a year.