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DcotorsForSeva Arogya Foundation
"Seva – a Sanskrit word that means ‘selfless service’ is the inherent human quality that moves us to empathize with others."
Dr Dayaprasad G Kulkarni - a medical doctor, public health specialist, entrepreneur, artist and development consultant; returned as a Fellow from the East West Centre, Hawaii, USA successfully completing the Asia Pacific Leadership Program and founded DoctorsForSeva Arogya Foundation - a voluntary platform for doctors to provide free healthcare services to the underserved. He is a medical graduate working for the last eight years at the community level with vulnerable populations like commercial sex workers, transgender, migrant labourers, street children, etc. in the field of HIV/AIDS and sexual health. He has closely worked with the Jagruthi Trust. In 2007, after completing his Masters in Clinical Research from the UK, he founded Madhyama Prasaran and Scientific Research Foundation, a registered NGO, working in the field of health and education, concentrating on making these populations aware of their rights and importance of personal health and hygiene. He is also the founder of Handbloom, a socio-bio-ethical enterprise, which brings together diverse eco-friendly, biodegradable products made by communities and individuals who are highly vulnerable in society and are presently not self sustained. He has previously worked with International organizations like the Wellcome Trust, MSF, PSI, HIV-AIDS Alliance. He also serves as the Scientific Advisor for the Confederation of NGO’s of Rural India with over 8000 members.
Currently he is working towards creating a common pool of human resources working in the developmental sector. This pool will be a source of knowledge, data and expertise capable of providing support and help to any individual or organization needing it. He is also developing a leadership program for primary healthcare workers
Providing awareness on menstrual Hygiene and Sexual health to adolescent girls and young women in order to make them appreciate and celebrate menstruation and Womanhood. Demystifying myths and misconceptions, removing inhibitions, building positive a
Dear Ashley Thank you for your interest. We have piloted this in the India. We now have a 3 d printing center in Bangalore and are in the process of printing and fitting hands to about 200 recipients. We will be initiating training and have 2 of our volunteers interning this summer in a lab in New York honing their skills. We are working closely with prosthetists, Rotary and other non-profits in our efforts. I will be happy to answer any specific questions if you have.