How we mobilised COVID relief to help the remotest villages in Uttarakhand

Published on Jul 25, 2021

Show Creator

Himalaya &
Parth

Uttarakhand is known as a Himalayan state that is synonymous to hill stations and religious spots for tourism. But the COVID-19 pandemic exposed another reality. The state was reeling under a healthcare infrastructure collapse in the second wave that hit India. With mounting number of COVID positive cases, fewer people had access to medical care that was required to treat patients. A volunteer group in Dehradun decided to provide support on the ground. Doon Volunteers was born in the middle of the second wave with a single aim - to reach the remotest villages of Uttarakhand and provide healthcare to the people in these areas. Mobilising efforts on the ground, the nearly 25 member group found support of the locals as they began their outreach. This is their story of finding hope in the most far-flung areas.

3 Categories

Pluc HealthHealthCOVID Stories

Latest Episodes

Watch the latest episodes from the Series

The first time’s the charm

By #letmebreathe

Report it! Don’t share it!

By Evelyn Bombley

License for stress-free driving

By #letmebreathe

Related Episodes

Related episodes we think you’ll like
Published on Apr 07, 2022
कुछ अनकही बातें |#KuchAnkaheeBaatein

Pinki Kumari

Published on Apr 07, 2022
The health impacts of waste and air pollution

Nikita Bishnoi

Published on Apr 07, 2022
Common Health Myths Busted

Payel Sen

Published on Mar 26, 2022
Early pregnancy| #KuchAnkaheeBaatein

Pinki Kumari

Published on Dec 22, 2021
Why do young people use tobacco products?

Chandrakant Mishra

Published on Dec 12, 2021
#AnkaheeBaatein: When adolescent girls define safe primary health care

Pinki Kumari

Published on Nov 22, 2021
Dr Arvind Kumar debunks 5 myths about lung cancer

Dr. Arvind Kumar

Published on Nov 19, 2021
We have the right to access #EkSaafToilet

Sunita

Shows

Related shows we think you’ll like