Conditions of poverty and ill-health exacerbate each other. Poor health increases expenditure on medical care and reduces productivity and hence income. The constraints of low income in turn affect health negatively, through financial barriers to accessing good quality medical care, dietary deprivation and exposure to environmental risk factors such as poor sanitation and over-crowding.
Recognizing the close relationship between poverty and ill-health, Siddhasthali Rural Community Hospital conducts various economic interventions to improve population health.
Our programs focus on empowering women and other vulnerable groups by providing skill training and income-generating opportunities which are aimed to improve economic status, reduce poverty and improve health.
Our Livelihood and Community Programs support SDGs: