In 2016, CRHP was awarded a grant from the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) to further our work on a disorder affecting the lives of many in India: diabetes. A common misconception is that diabetes only affects individuals in affluent countries when in fact, it is becoming a global disorder that affects poor and rural communities... Continue Reading →
This past January, CRHP held its first surgical camp with our partner, the Freedom From Poverty Foundation. This is where you first heard of our friend, Sarthak’s, story. Sarthak is only one of the many patients who have benefitted and will benefit from their free care and post-operation check-ups. This December, we are happy to... Continue Reading →
Can a single procedure drastically change the lives of an individual, a family, or a community? Our answer: yes!
Giving Tuesday, December 2, 2014, is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity and giving back. This year, CRHP wants to connect our donors, staff, and volunteers for Giving Tuesday by highlighting the impact our dedicated team is having on their community, thanks to your ongoing and generous support over the past years. If you are... Continue Reading →
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 →
By Irene Calimlim, Alyssa Dilly, and Alexis Barab On January 9-January 10, the Bharati Vidyapeeth University, College of Nursing at Sangli hosted a conference on “Changing Demands, and Improving Quality Outcomes in Nursing: A Global Perspective.” Three of our long-term volunteers, interns, and fellows went to present on a session of the changing demands of... Continue Reading →