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$ 50 pays for a nurse's medical kit

I-India uses a jeep as an ambulance for providing emergency help and health care to street children. In addition to regularly visiting the Street Schools, the ambulance also helps Child Line callers needing medical attention. Many children were also vaccinated for hepatitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, polio through this mobile health vehicle. These Ambulance undertake health interventions on street with the support of trained health workers that ensures adequate and prompt medical treatment, vaccines, and awareness generation to encourage target group to visit the hospitals for better treatment. They also spread words on the dangers of tobacco and drugs, and make aware the youth on STD and HIV/AIDS through health camps, IEC campaigns and orientations.

In 2015-16, approximately 10190 children received help from the Ambulance for:

  • injuries
  • infectious wounds
  • eye and ear infections
  • chest infections
  • fever
  • burns
  • diseases, including malaria, hepatitis and tuberculosis

209 children were taken to hospital for more advanced treatment

Many children were also vaccinated for some or all of the following:
  • hepatitis B
  • tuberculosis
  • diphtheria
  • tetanus
  • polio

The Ambulance is donated by the Embassy of Finland and currently functioning through the support of Flowering Tree Inc. & private donations made by individuals.