Dr Prebhu Das

July 2010
India Today;7/26/2010, p11
The article features Prebhu Das, a doctor who services the tribals of Kerala state in India. It says that Prebhu expanded the community health center in Agali, the Government Tribal Specialty Hospital (GTSH), from a 2 bed hospital into one with 54, staffed by 9 doctors. He also convinced the Attapadi Hill Area Development Society to create a bridge over the Bhavani river to make access easier for tribals. As a result, the doctor reports that the number of home deliveries has dropped to 10%, and that the infant mortality rate is non-existent.


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