|HELP - Health
Education Library for People
is the Best Prescription - Helping Patients Talk to their Doctors"
Vision: We want people to become better
informed about their own health. We believe the best prescription is knowledge!
Mission: To empower people by providing
them with the information they need to promote their health , and prevent
and treat medical problems in the family in partnership with their doctor.
Airconditioned reading rooms, with a seating capacity for
An uptodate collection of over 5000 consumer health books,
10000 pamphlets, and many magazines and newsletters
Audiovisual educational media, including over 600 videotapes.
Videos can be viewed in privacy in the library
Computer software , including over 30 CD-ROMs on all health
and medical topics
Photocopying facilities, at Re 1 a page
Can work with corporates, NGOs, etc. Can show them the library.
A visit would take 15 minutes
Impact: Help about 5000 patients every year with health
History: HELP - the Health Education
Library for People, was established in 1997 . It is India's first Consumer
Health Education Resource Center and have grown to become one of the world's
consumer health libraries ( as determined by the Medical Library Association,
Free public health library
India's most popular health website
Helping reporters and journalists with health information
for their health stories
Financials : yearly income: Rs 3 lacs
full time people: 3
part time people: 1
Volunteer opportunities: yes
Donations-in-kind needed: no
Services needed: yes
Bombay 400 036
Trustees: Dr Aniruddha Malpani, MD, Dr Anjali Malpani, MD, firstname.lastname@example.org
you so much for providing the information - this helped immensely in deciding
to go in for the surgery our doctor had advised us." .... A HELP