2 Understanding Kutch Life Climate is aired, and the land dry causing environmental challengesCotton farming, shipping andHandicrafts are the maineconomy
3 Understanding Kutch Life The lifestyle is traditionally tribal. The diet is vegatrian, the language is KutchhiThe main religions are Jainism,Hinduism, and Islam. This is apicture of a village meeting
9 356 Cardiac patients screened Dr. Keniya (USA), examining a patient
10 Pediatric Camp 230 children evaluated by multiple specialist, elephantiasis needing lifelong care and management by the trust
11 Eye CampOutreach program-29 mobile screening centers throughout Kutch.4413 patients examined at eye camp576 successful cataract surgeries preformed, including many childrenFoundational camp for past 38 years.
12 Orthopedic CampSurgical team from the US working along side with Orthopedic surgical team from MumbaiInternal Fixation of this local village workers right arm after an accident
13 Urology Camp35 yr. male with 3 year history of sever right side upper back painUnable to afford medical investigation in his home statePatient moved to Kutch to work on local farmFinally able to obtain medical care free at urology campUrology team from Nadiad surgically removed over 30 stones from his right kidneyEnough kidney stones to fill a two ounce bottle
14 Child Help ProgramTeam of doctors and volunteers from the US and IndiaVisited 20 village schoolsPerformed medical screening examsVision examsProvided education on basic sanitation and nutritionAdministered approx. 100 pair of eye glasses to students
15 Gynecology Camp Over 300 women examined 40 year old women with several year history of lower abdominal painOver two pound fibroid tumor removed from her uterus
16 Jaya Rehabilitation Center 1st Annual paraplegic Volleyball tournamentElevator being installed, rehab gym increasing to 5,000 Sq. ft.Dean of University of Michigan visited Jaya RehabIn 2011, over 36,500 patients treatedReceived presidential honor for Empowerment to the Disabled
17 Renovated Operating Rooms One million dollars in renovating and updating the operating roomsDone in accordance with ISO 900 standardFive complete Operating Rooms, with expansions of all the surgical areasNew surgical equipment installed
18 Radiology and Pathology On-site laboratory assists in diagnostics and Pre-Surgical testing, examined 2245 during all campsRadiology department includes x-ray, sonography, and barium assisted in evaluating 1865 patients throughout all the camps.
19 Dental Camp Twenty nine mobile dental centers set up throughout Kutch More than 2,300 patients required at least one tooth extraction, most required multiple extractions31 patients were brought back to Bidada to have major Oral surgeryThis year dental outreach program will include 40 dentist from all over India, with a focus on treatment and education to improve oral care
20 Indian Hospitality We served 56,391 free meals to patients. Our aim is to make our patients as comfortable as possible during this difficult time of their life. We provide food and accommodations for the patient and a caregiverWe served 56,391 free meals to patients.
21 Ratan Veer Natural Cures Hospital A world class destination for naturopathy treatmentIncorporating Ayurveda, Yoga, and the power of earths natural elements to heal the mind, body and spiritNew massage equipmentAdded colonic treatments
22 Our work continues… Prevention is the Goal Breast cancer prevention program teaches women on models how to properly preform self examinationsSelected women to become breast cancer advocates in their local villages, and teach proper screening to the other women in their villageScreen 360 women, referred 4 women for additional investigation