Diarrhoea is the 2nd leading cause of death in India. The most common causes of diarrhoea amongst children are viral infections and bacterial infections which needs medical attention. There is often a delay in initiating treatment as majority of Indian mothers wait for 24 hours before taking the child to a doctor for treatment. The treatment is often incomplete as mothers stop medicines as soon as symptomatic relief has been achieved.
EcoCamp is a doctor assistance programme to educate mothers on disease management and adherence to therapy. A Dr. Reddy's executive assists the doctors in these camps conducted between April and June. On receiving the prescription, the Dr. Reddy's executive explains to the mother the procedure to make ORS at home and also educates her on diarrhoea management.
Total number of camps conducted through clinics
Patients screened through the camps
mothers reached through Econorm's facebook page everyday