|LIGHT||Living In Greater Horizons Together||Gopali Youth Welfare Society|
The primary requirement of an individual is a healthy working body. But the public health status and the standard of living in India is not nearly at a satisfying level. Diseases such as dengue fever, hepatitis, tuberculosis, malaria and pneumonia continue to plague India due to increased resistance to drugs. These diseases can be attributed to poor sanitation and inadequate safe drinking water.
Despite health improvements over the last thirty years, lives continue to be lost to early childhood diseases, inadequate newborn care and childbirth-related causes. More than two million children die every year from preventable infections. A fully-fledged health care movement is the requirement of the present. The following initiatives are aimed towards overall health improvement: