SURAT, India, June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
The first-of-its-kind health project in Indiaundertaken by SRK Knowledge Foundation (SRKKF) has been released in the interest of people. 'Niramaya - The SRK-Kalam Health Project - India's First Population Health Study' carried out by SRKKF has the distinction of
(Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/702627/SRKKF_Dignitaries_release_Niramaya.jpg ) (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/702628/Inauguration_SRK_Kalam_Health_Project.jpg ) Initiated to commemorate the visit of the erstwhile President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, at SRK Empire, Surat, in 2013, the project is aimed at developing a model to address the healthcare problems faced by the rural populace as envisioned by Dr. Kalam. As part of the project, physical check-up and laboratory investigations, along with the health parameters of more than 1,12,000 people was carried out in Lathi, Liliya and Babra Talukas in Amreli District of Gujarat.
The first phase of Niramaya, articulates upon concepts improving the patient experience of care including quality and satisfaction and improving the health of populations.
Mentor Prof. Arun Tiwari affirmed that this project will prove for greater societal benefit. For the first time, more than 1,12,000 people have been approached in their dwellings and an attempt has been made to understand the social determinants of health. There is a growing awareness that upstream health can indeed save wastage of working days on account of disability and mitigate the economic hardships of the already poor people. Such a study indeed paves the way in this direction.
These findings of the report would be instrumental in-
"The right medicine addresses not only the disease, but also the healthy way of living. The study indeed confirms that physical inactivity is a major health crisis and a large-scale pandemic," concluded Dr. B Soma Raju, Cardiologist and Chairman, Care Hospitals.
The report will be shared with the medical research institutions, various embassies in India, India's leading hospitals, state and central health authorities. It will also be available in a public domain.
The title of the study 'NIRAMAYA' has been taken from a shloka of the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (1.4.14), meaning 'Healthy People'.
About Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation:
Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation (SRKKF) is a culmination of the evolution journey embarked upon, more than half a century ago, by our Founder Chairman, Shree Govind Dholakia in 1964. His focused, resilient, visionary, passionate and innovative approach along with his belief of 'Giving back to the Society' has inspired to setup SRKKF. Our aim includes extensive contribution in the areas of health, education, agriculture and community welfare.
For more information, please visit: http://www.srk.foundation
Media Contact: Shantanu Pawar firstname.lastname@example.org +91-8866800776 Project Manager Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation
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