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  project name ~ JSS: Support for Salaries, Housing and Equipment

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  Project Name

 

JSS: Support for Salaries, Housing and Equipment

  NGO

 

JSS (Jan Swasthya Sahyog)

  Category

 

Health Care - Adult

  District

 

Bilaspur

  State

 

Chattisgarh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 1680000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Karthik Shekhar

 

Boston

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

-JSS is a public health NGO in rural Chhattisgarh that has a long association with AID India and in particular, AID Boston
- JSS provides Medical Care to a population of 1 million from regions as far as M.P
- JSS started as a 14 person team 11 years ago in the village of Ganiyari but has now expanded to a 250+ person team providing an intensive program for preventative, Community Health and Curative care for approx. 25,000 persons in 3 clusters.
-AID Boston volunteers recently helped raise funds for JSS that are in the process of being deployed into various projects. In particular
- A talk by Dr. Yogesh Jain (one of the principal founders of JSS) organized at MIT by AID Boston raised $50,000 in personal donations.
- The outreach efforts of AID Boston volunteers resulted in a donation of $60,000 from Peter White, CEO of JF White construction company, Framingham towards the purchase of priority equipment at JSS

- The funds approved for this project will be drawn from the money that was raised during Dr. Jains talk which is currently in AID Bostons account

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

JSS is one of the most respected NGOs within India in the field of public health. Its doctors are routinely called upon by the health ministry to participate in policy making. More information can be obtained in their website : http://www.jssbilaspur.org/about/

 

  Goals

 

 

This project will enable JSS to cover 1. shortfall in salaries for key staff members, 2. Shortfall in housing for laboratory personnel and X-ray technicians 3. Equipment for provision of medical services

 
 

  


 
 
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