Primary Health Care
AM Foundation has established Primary Health Care Centres at Abirami Nagar and Maravan Madam of Thoothukudi district and is in the process of establishing a few more Primary Health Care Centres in villages around Thoothukudi. AM Foundation also considers establishment of PHCCs in urban areas around Manali in Chennai.
The majority of the beneficiaries of the services extended by AM Foundation are children, adolescent girls and elderly people. The Health Workers of AM PHCCs coordinate with Government Primary Health Care Centres in carrying out programmes on immunisation against killer diseases, nutrition demonstration, and dengue awareness.
Health Workers of AM PHCCs visit Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in Maravan Madam and monitor the growth of children in ICDS. Health workers educate adolescent girls in schools and community on personal hygiene.
Health Workers in PHCCs undertake programmes based on the outcome of the survey undertaken in the communities they operate. .
Establishment of Primary Health Care Centres at Thoothukudi would address the health care needs of about 20000 (Twenty Thousand) beneficiaries.
Similarly, the establishment of PHCCs at Manali area is expected to benefit the public in a large measure.
Sanitation Facilities in Schools around Manali, Chennai
Sanitary facilities have been constructed in 8 schools near the factories of Member Corporates, namely, Manali Petrochemicals Limited, Tamilnadu Petroproducts Limited at Manali. The total cost involved is Rs. 2 crores.
Construction work is in progress in another fifteen schools in Manali area and approval is awaited for another four schools.
With the completion of construction of sanitary blocks in these 27 schools, more than 15000 school students would be benefitted.
Provision of Individual Toilets in Households
AM FOUNDATION has provided toilet facilities in Tiruvotriyur, an area near MPL factories in response to the request received from Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) under the Swachh Bharat Scheme and has completed construction of 192 units in the settlement near Manali Petrochemicals Limited.
Construction of toilet blocks in three Government Girls Higher Secondary Schools at Thirupathiripuliyur, Cuddalore Old town and Bhuvanagiri in Cuddalore district, Tamilnadu
New toilet blocks have been constructed by AM Foundation in Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Thirupathiripuliyur, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Cuddalore Old Town and Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Bhuvanagiri in Cuddalore District at a cost of Rs.60 lakhs, funded by M/s Greenstar Fertilizers Limited catering to 4300 students.
Puducherry Expansion – Inner City Sanitation Project
Construction of 50 toilets has been completed and are put to use.
The above projects would address the sanitary needs of more than 25000 beneficiaries.