Improving Health in Coimbatore

Partnership objectives

  1. Improve the health of India’s rural population (women and children);
  2. Build a kindergarten and sanitation facilities.

7 Healthcare awareness camps and a youth venture program planned.

The project aims to improve the health of India’s rural population, especially women and children in the surroundings of Coimbatore. The project aims to improve the health of India’s rural population, especially women and children in the surroundings of Coimbatore. Copyright Photo Credits: Boehringer Ingelheim

What are the health needs and challenges?

The health situation in the surroundings of Coimbatore is critical: people have very limited or no access to health facilities, insurance and medicines; sanitation facilities are as rare as illness prevention measurements, health education and awareness.

Description of partnership activities and how they address needs and challenges

The project aims to improve the health of India’s rural population, especially women and children in the surroundings of Coimbatore.

To make a lasting contribution, Boehringer Ingelheim supports the construction of a kindergarten and sanitation facilities as well as the organization of awareness camps and a youth venture program.

For more information on the initial BI project "Making More Health", click here.

Partnership information

Company(ies) Boehringer Ingelheim

Partner(s) Karl Kübel Foundation

Type of Partner(s) NGOs

Therapeutic Focus Other, Women and Children's Health

Disease(s) Children's Health, General Health, Women's Health

Program Type(s) Health System Infrastructure - Development of Physical Infrastructure

Targeted Population(s) Children, General population, Women

Region(s) South Asia

Number of Countries 1

Country(ies) India

Start Date 2014

More information For Better Health Brochure

Anticipated completion date Ongoing