Outreach Services

Prabal Yatra

A community-based intervention to promote healthy ageing in southern Rajasthan


According to population projections, by 2050, the global population of older persons will double to 1.5 billion, while in India, they will increase from …


Raahat: Relief and recovery from COVID pandemic in southern Rajasthan

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for greater preparedness at community level. While COVID-19 pandemic status has been withdrawn by WHO recently, the impact of pandemic and lockdown on weaker sections …


Monthly rural health camps for older persons and chronic conditions

With the advent of COVID-19, access to health care, especially for
chronic diseases suffered as government resources were increasingly
diverted towards control of COVID-19. Therefore in June 2020 we
initiated tent-based monthly health camps to …


Community support groups facilitate health care of older persons

ARTH has helped create community support groups for older persons, which have been named Buzurg Milan Samooh. These are groups consisting of older persons in a specific hamlet of the village, aged 50 years and