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VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTATION PROGRAMME

Little dietary neglect leading to vitamin deficiencies in the prime stage of a woman and child’s life risks their lifelong wellbeing.

Child Friendly Education Programme
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Child Friendly Education Programme

The ownership of creating an environment encouraging education for children is the obligation of every member of a community. 

Haanthi Parbath Difloo Tea Estate
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Haanthi Parbath Difloo Tea Estate

An area has been intentionally kept uncultivated, within the garden premises of Diffl oo Tea Estate for the specific purpose of facilitating elephant and other wildlife migration between Kaziranga and Karbi Anglong. Together with Balipara Foundation, a dossier is being prepared of all the plant, animal and bird species found in here.

Small Farm Integration & Sustainable Agriculture Project
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Small Farm Integration & Sustainable Agriculture Project

APPL Foundation is strongly committed to improving the livelihoods of people and at the same time balancing the ecology and believe in the notion on environmental justice- the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.

Cancer Treatment with Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata
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Cancer Treatment with Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata

In partnership with Tata Medical Centre (TMC), Kolkata, cancer screening is conducted at RHRC, Chubwa and the estate hospital in Damdim. Annually, 10 needy cancer patients from within the estate workforce of Amalgamated Plantations are provided with free cancer treatment at TMC. TMC’s housing facility for patients travelling from out of town in search of treatment will also be extended to the plantation patients free of cost.

Support for Cerebral Palsy with IICP
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Support for Cerebral Palsy with IICP

Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy( IICP) is a specialist resource centre for cerebral palsy working since 1974 for the rights of persons with disability, particularly cerebral palsy. IICP is based in Kolkata but works on a national level in partnership with a close network of NGOs in many districts of West Bengal and 11 other states of India. It has vast international linkages and is working with advocacy groups nationally and internationally for the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Eye Screening Camps
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Eye Screening Camps

Vision Spring, in association with Amalgamated Plantations and APPL Foundation, conducted a vision screening program for the estate workers of three plantations in Dibrugarh, Assam. VisionSpring screened more than 4,000 tea estate workers and allied tea plantation populations with the objective of making the tea estate a refractive error free zone. The vision camps revealed a refractive error rate of more than 80%, i.e. more than 80% of the population screened had a vision problem which could be corrected with a pair of eyeglasses.

Medical Outreach Programme, North Bank, Assam
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Medical Outreach Programme, North Bank, Assam

A medical outreach program, initiated in 1992, has been revived in the North Bank area of Assam in the last financial year. With only a small number of PHCs and specialist hospitals in this region, village communities have limited access to quality medical care. A state-of- the-art ambulance, donated by State Bank of India in August 2016, and a medical team, led by the doctor of Hattigor Tea Estate, reaches out to the village folk inhabiting this area, who are in desperate need of medical attention.

Important Facts:

Integration of Mental Health Services in Tea Garden Areas
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Integration of Mental Health Services in Tea Garden Areas

Mental Disorders contribute 13% of global burden of worldwide disease. Three-fourths of the burden occurs in lower and middle income countries. Most Low and Middle income countries have little or no access to proper care especially the marginalised population. The biggest challenge with mental health care is the stigma associated with it. Mental disorders affect about 25 million people in India- 1 in 4 people will have a mental disorder at some point in life.

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