Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed - CRHP
CRHP works and brings healthcare to rural poor and marginalized people. The organization empowers communities to eliminate injustice through integrated efforts in health and development. CRHP works by mobilizing and building the capacity of communities to achieve access to comprehensive development and freedom from stigma, poverty, and disease. Pioneering a comprehensive approach to community-based primary healthcare, also known as the Jamkhed Model, CRHP has been a leader in public health and development in rural communities in India and around the world. The work of CRHP has been recognized by the WHO and UNICEF and has been introduced to communities around the world.
The programs of CRHP focus on: adolescent girls and boys; pre-school; science center; artificial limbs; khadkat demonstration; rehabilitation center; women’s group; farmer’s club; village health workers; Julia hospital; and mobile health teams. Research plan is developed based on priorities of field programs, clinical aspects, and communities’ interests. The plan includes documenting the process and accomplishments of CRHP and the communities, as well as monitoring changes in health and development status. In addition, CRHP provides different types of trainings to build capacity.