Monday, 2 October 2017

Building Holistic Support for Women Burn Survivors

Atijeevan participated in a workshop conducted by International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC) on March 23rd 2017 in New Delhi. This workshop was attended by Addl. Secretary (Health), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Indi and several well know plastic surgeons of the country.
Representative from Atijeevan provided valuable inputs to the event in Acid attack cases and thus got the voices of several Acid attack victims heard to the policy makers of India.

Officials from from Health Ministry assured amending rules/guidelines to enable consultation of Burns patients with any external Doctor while their treatment is going on in any of Government  Institutes like Safderjung Hospital. Due to current restrictions patients undergoing Burn treatment at Government Hospital cannot avail services of Private Doctors within the premise of the Hospital.
There was also positive assurance from Government officials to look in to development of Skin Banks chains in India.


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