Eight Weeks in Jamkhed: A Couple’s Reflection on Their Public Health Internship

Written by Jason Worley, a visiting undergraduate student from Brigham Young University, and Kylie Worley, a visiting business professional from Utah The two months we have spent at the Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed have been an eye-opening experience that we will never forget. There truly is no way for us to explain or share... Continue Reading →

A Village Visit to Pimperkhed

Written by SJ Renfroe It is still my first week being at CRHP, and already I have learned so much about community-oriented health which is sustainable and based on pursuing human dignity and equality. In order to better understand CRHP’s programs in action, I went with a group of students to Pimperkhed, one of CRHP’s... Continue Reading →

CRHP Summer Reflection

Written By Mitchell Wang, visiting student “Hey! Welcome to CRHP! This is your room and if you need anything, just tell me, and I will get it for you.” A CRHP worker with a warm voice, optimistic tone and a big happy smiling face, welcomed me to this “brand new place”. As a high school... Continue Reading →

Health for All: Maternal Healthcare at Julia Hospital

Written by: Alex Halliday, CRHP volunteer  Before leaving the UK, I was programmed to believe that successful maternal healthcare came from plugging large funds into training highly-selective doctors and midwives. The maternity ward at CRHP's Julia Hospital is indeed a success, but it is neither built nor sustained on this ethic. From the very beginning,... Continue Reading →

Developing an Aquaponics System at CRHP

Written by: Brad McFarland, CRHP Volunteer Aquaponics is a combination of hydroponics (growing plants in water instead of soil) and aquaculture (fish farming). Traditionally, a large percentage of water escapes into the ground and is not used by plants when they are watered. In traditional aquaculture, as waste builds up in the water, it is... Continue Reading →

Mobile Health Team: The Link of Health

Written by Morgan Ducey The Comprehensive Rural Health Project’s (CRHP) vision of health goes beyond the absence of disease; it includes social, economic, spiritual, physical, and mental well-being. The goal is to give everyone access to what CRHP sees as each person's inherent right to health in all these areas, through empowerment of the poor... Continue Reading →

World AIDS Day 2013

In 2012, UNAIDS estimated that 2,100,000 people in India were living with HIV/AIDS, a prevalence rate of 0.3%. Of these, approximately 750,000 women over age 15 are living with HIV. With funding from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the Comprehensive Rural Health Project is studying HIV/AIDS among women in our project villages. Alyssa... Continue Reading →

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