Funded Mobile Clinic (teilen-und-helfen)

An aid project by “teilen-und-helfen e.V.” (W. Stadlmeyer) in Rahon, India

W. Stadlmeyer (Project Manager)

W. Stadlmeyer
Our current project is the implementation of a mobile clinic in rural Punjab and neighboring areas. There the distance to medical help is far and for the poor often to expensive. Exmaination, treatment, advice, medical education and primary health care of the poor will be the main task as well as fast help in desasters. In India special constructed trucks are available for this demands.

teilen-und-helfen e.V. was founded in 2011. Nevertheless its members and supporters can look back to a long year spanning experience in developmental cooperation with India. For more than 20 years the poorest of the poor could be helped by medical camps and other activities together with local medical institutions. Lack of money was the most restricting fact, only few activities could be realized. So we helped selective, amongst other things with medicine. Often a tent with table and chairs had to be sufficient to check hundreds of patients free of charge. An old ambulance bus, brought from Austria to India long years before, transported the team to the needy. The old ambulance broke some years ago, a transporter of a cooperating hospital has to fill the gap. We know that this is no long-term solution. The demand for attainable primary health care is immens. Accurate datas from the authorities aren't availiable. In the meanwhile local partners could be convinced to help to establish the mobile clinic. The focus lies at personell, organization and maintainance of the truck. Our part is primary of financial nature. These local partners are all charitable institutions. We see also that from our side much more efforts are necessary that the project becomes something long-lasting. Therefore a broader circle of sustainers is essential to get the mobile clinic on the road. After our decision to share this project with others, the quick response and donations encouraged us to go on further on this way.

Such a mobile doctor's office is widely known in India as mobile clinic. Its main task is primary medical support. It has a dispensary and a laboratory. An own water cleaning system and a generator make it independand drom infrastructure and allow to visit off-sided areas. To put the mobile clinic on the road about 60.000 € are required.

Teilen-und-helfen.e.V. is small and works free of charge, but it has own specialists in the fields of medicine, desaster management, technical help and administration, which can be called if needed.
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Location: Rahon, India

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  • im Behandlungsbereich der mobilen Klinik: bei der Grunduntersuchung misst der Arzt einer Patientin den Blutdruck

    Uploaded at 22-04-2012

  • Vor dem Ansturm der Patienten: verschiedene Laborgeräte wurden ausprobiert und auf ihre Tauglichkeit im mobilen Einsatz getestet. So lässt sich besser entscheiden, was genau gekauft werden soll und sich in der Praxis bewährt.

    Uploaded at 22-04-2012

  • Die mobile Klinik im Einsatz: Camp vom 02. bis 03. April 2012. Die neue ausklappbare Plattform schützt vor dem Wetter und lenkt den Ansturm in geordnete Bahnen.

    Uploaded at 22-04-2012

  • Apotheker (im Vordergrund links) und Laborant kamen aus umliegenden Krankenhäusern (camp am 02. und 03. April 2012)

    Uploaded at 22-04-2012

  • Camp 03. bis 07.02.2012, Untersuchung und Behandliung von Bedürftigen

    Uploaded at 13-02-2012

  • Vorstellung der mobilen Klinik bei einem Camp am 06.02.2012

    Uploaded at 13-02-2012

  • Zwar noch nicht ganz fertig, aber die mobile Klinik zeiht schon interessierte Blicke auf sich (05.02.2012)

    Uploaded at 13-02-2012

  • Schon mit unserem neuen Logo ... Die mobile Klinik am 06. Februar 2012, bei der Vorstellung für die Öffentlichkeit.

    Uploaded at 13-02-2012

  • Partnerkrankenhaus mit Ambulanzbus, der uns zur Verfügung gestellt wurde, bis die Praxis auf Rädern gekauft werden konnte.

    Uploaded at 28-10-2011

  • Medikamentenausgabe 2004 bei einem Camp, noch ohne mobile Klinik

    Uploaded at 28-10-2011