Serving and Building a Healthy Community for the Tribal Population
Mahan is a non-government organization that selflessly provides medical facilities to the tribal population of the Melghat region. Melghat is located in a hilly forest area in the Satpuda mountain ranges, 150 km from Amravati district of Maharashtra, Central India. Melghat is spread over two talukas – Dharni and Chikaldhara with a population of 2,50,000. Medical facilities in Melghat are grossly inadequate. The doctor to patient ratio is less than 1 M.B.B.S. doctor for every 10,000 patients.
Hospital facilities, free cataract operations and surgeries for burn victims
Home-based child care for mother and baby to decrease infant mortality rates
Provide ready to use nutritious food for undernourished children
Promote cultivation of home gardens for villagers to grow their own vegetables
Water conservation using the Doh model
Research for respiratory lung diseases
Mahan is a non-government organization established in 1998 to improve health care in tribal of Melghat region.
The prime motto of Mahan is Saving Lives & Creating a Healthy Community