Anant Nevatia


Name: Anant Nevatia
Organization: Rural Health Care Foundation
Title: President
Anant Nevatia is the President of the Rural Health Care Foundation which provides affordable primary healthcare to the poor in the remotest regions of the country. 

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Oct 27, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Health care, Health education, Sanitation, Wellness

Rural Health Care Foundation (RHCF) provides what is possibly the lowest cost healthcare in India, to low income groups in the remotest areas of West Bengal. Medical facilities in these areas if present, are generally sub standard or completely dysfunctional.

We provide primary health care to the downtrodden and poor people residing in remote villages.Poor people residing in these remote villages where we offer these facilities either have no access to such services or the services are not affordable. Our aim is to reach out to those people who cannot afford to spend money for quality healthcare, our model of work is designed to meet their ends.

We continuously strive to ensure availability of quality and affordable primary healthcare facilities to poor people who reside in rural areas and are not able to either afford such services or do not have access to such services. These people who reside at the bottom of the socioeconomic pyramid are served by our centers located in such areas where the government primary health care services are a failure and quality health care services are sparse and not affordable.The most innovative aspect of our model is to make the primary health care services affordable to the rural population.

Nov 29, 2012 / 2 Comments / in Aging, Disability, Health care, Infant health, Maternal health, Wellness

After working these years, we have realized that our services have indeed made a socio- economic impact on the life of the rural people-
• Early diagnosis & treatment - especially for children.
• Brings medical treatment to the shy and deprived female sex.
• Creation of job opportunity for locals as the support staff are recruited from local areas.
• Increased sales of local retailers & utilization of transport.
• Making the resources available for better secondary & tertiary care.
• Patients from Government PHC come to our center for treatment

Sep 05, 2012 / 0 Comments / in Aging, Disability, Health care, Health education, Infant health, Wellness

RuralHealth Care Foundation has come up with a working model , which is at once -affordable, replicable, scalable and hence, sustainable. This model can readily be applied in providing primary healthcare across all developing nations.

We provide affordable quality health care to the rural poor catering to basic health problems, medical tests and cataract and cleft lip/palate operation

To provide Primary health care in socially acceptable methods made accessible to the community at a cost to maintain at every stage of their development in the spirit of self-reliance/determination  reducing the social disparities in health organizing health services around people's needs  Equitable distribution of primary care and other services to meet the health problems must be provided equally to every one irrespective of gender,age,caste,color and social class. In order to make the use of local, national resources to provide medical technology accessible, affordable, feasible and