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Mohini Daljeet Singh CEO-Max India Foundation WOMAN AND CHILD HEALTH A CSR PERSPECTIVE ASSOCHAM SUMMIT: NOVEMBER 01, 2012.

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1 Mohini Daljeet Singh CEO-Max India Foundation WOMAN AND CHILD HEALTH A CSR PERSPECTIVE ASSOCHAM SUMMIT: NOVEMBER 01, 2012

2 HEALTHCARE- A VITAL NEED : CHILD THE HARSH REALITY Shortage of infrastructure and facilities. Poor newborn care, diarrhoeal diseases, acute respiratory infections leading to a high rate of infant morality. 42% of Indian children below the age of 3 are malnourished. Less than 45% of the young are immunized. Public spending on healthcare is abysmally low.

3 Nucleus of the family Healthy mother – healthy child, healthy family Hygiene and sanitation Nutrition Education Value system Environment, energy saving Best facilitator of CSR HEALTHCARE- A VITAL NEED : WOMAN

4 HEALTHCARE- AN URGENT NEED TO COME ON BOARD TOGETHER Investing in Healthcare is investing in the future generation; the human capital of tomorrow. If not addressed, this asset would rather become a burden. A NEED TO ADDRESS COLLECTIVELY AWARENESS PREVENTION TREATMENT

5 Max India Foundation is the CSR Arm of the Max India Group with a focus on …THE OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE IS GRACE, AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN SOME ONES LIFE, A HUMBLE DUTY… Analjit Singh Max India Foundation illustrates through action the core values of the Max Group of Caring for Life and Sewa Bhav MISSION HEALTHCARE for the underprivileged in particular CHILDREN Spreading awareness for an eco-friendly, healthy ENVIRONMENT

6 WHAT WE DO IMMUNIZATION CAMPS SHOTS CHILDREN LOCATIONS VITAMIN A IMMUNIZATION RECORD AND HEALTH CARD BLOOD DONATION CAMPS CAMPS : 142 UNITS : 4117

7 WHAT WE DO SURGERIES & TREATMENT HEALTH CAMPSENVIRONMENT HEALTH AWARENESS & TALKS DISASTER RELIEF Camps Beneficiaries BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

8 295 NGO partners 327 Locations 2,05774 Beneficiaries OUR REACH January 2008 to September2012

9 NEWER PRODUCTS AND STRATEGIES NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR SCREENING FOR CERVICAL CANCER Liquid based cytology instead of conventional Pap Smear benefits in women in terms of reducing anxiety, uncertainty and the need for repeat tests. PREVENTION OF CERVICAL CANCER The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine prevents infections with certain species of human papilloma virus associated with the development of cervical cancer, genital warts, and some less common cancers. Two HPV vaccines are currently on the market: Gardasil and Cervarix.

10 NEWER PRODUCTS AND STRATEGIES SCREENING OF BREAST CANCER 3D mammograms and digital mammograms with much less radiation NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR TREATMENT OF UTERINE FIBROIDS MR-HIFUMR – guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR- HIFU) system MR-HIFU has emerged as a technology with the potential to non-invasively destroy tumors by heating them up while they are still inside the body.

11 NEWER PRODUCTS AND STRATEGIES NEW TECHNIQUES IN GYNAECOLOGY Robotic surgery Advancements in laparoscopic surgery like single port hysterectomy, use of new sutures like quills and V-lock A NEW OPTION FOR EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION Ulipristal acetate (UPA) ADVANCES IN AESTHETIC SURGERY

12 IMMUNISATION Prevention is better than cure Many infectious disease can be prevented thereby decreasing both mortality and morbidity Pneumonia and diarrhoea are the major causes for under 5 deaths and vaccines against both are available. There is a need to expand scope of the Universal Immunisation Program to include more vaccines as is done worldwide There is a need to increase the vaccination coverage so that a larger percentage of the total population at risk is covered NEWER PRODUCTS AND STRATEGIES

13 Focus on hygiene and sanitation prevents many communicable diseases HYGIENE AND SANITATION Improve both quality and quantity of life Healthy mind in healthy body Improve IQ Promote Breastfeeding Education regarding weaning foods : when and what to give, focus on quality in all strata of society, providing nutritious supplements in all based on affordability NUTRITION NEWER PRODUCTS AND STRATEGIES

14 SUPPLEMENTS Age appropriate supplements Focus on protein as building block Special emphasis on Vitamin D and Iron for all newborns Emphasis on trace elements and DHA for brain development

15 NEWER PRODUCTS AND STRATEGIES MATERNAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION Healthy mother required for healthy baby Improve maternal nutrition Focus on Iron and Vitamin D in the mother Regular anti-natal check up Supervised delivery

16 CONCERTED AND TIMELY FOCUS ON WOMAN AND CHILD HEALTH WILL BE A PRIME MOVER OF THE MUCH NEEDED SOCIAL CHANGE. THANK YOU


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