GRAVIS’ attempts for ensuring the improvement of health among mineworkers’ families

Access to healthcare is rare in the Thar Desert and often families not only lack the admission but also the resources to provide themselves with nutritious food and healthcare. In order to change that and to improve their quality of life we are working with a number of different methods; let’s take a closer look at …

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GRAVIS’ attempts for ensuring the improvement of health among mineworkers’ families

Access to healthcare is rare in the Thar Desert and often families not only lack the admission but also the resources to provide themselves with nutritious food and healthcare. In order to change that and to improve their quality of life we are working with a number of different methods; let’s take a closer look …

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GRAVIS’ attempts to improve the health and quality of life of villagers

Extremely high temperatures, a constant lack of water and a population density of up to 120 people per km2 expose villagers living in the Thar to drastic living conditions and have a major impact on their health. The region around Gagadi is explicitly dryer than other parts of the Thar and therefore puts an even …

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Recognizing GRAVIS’ Efforts to Save Mine workers’ Lives through Outreach and Education

Mine workers in India live a life of poverty and poor health due to lack of safety arrangements. . Since 1994, GRAVIS has been a leader in advocating for the health rights of these laborers. Let’s take a look at both the progress made and challenges of creating change. History of Mining in India The …

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GRAVIS’ Efforts to Advocate for Mental Health Care on World Health Day

The World Health Organization says depression is now the leading cause of illness worldwide with 300 million people living with the disease. Depression is also the theme of the WHO’s annual World Health Day which is held every year on April 7. To raise awareness about the illness, the organization launched the Depression: let’s talk …

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World Water Day: Water for desert communities at the fore-front of GRAVIS’ work

Water is one of the earth’s most essential resources and every year on March 22, people around the globe mark the World Water Day. The event was started by the United Nations in 1993 to put a focus on the need to sustain freshwater supplies. This year’s theme centers on wastewater, with a push for …

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