Community Care Centre and Dayasparsha Hospital
Established exclusively for HIV/AIDS infected patients, the main focus here is on comprehensive treatment, care and support to people living with HIV(PLHIV). Besides management of opportunistic infections, nutritional support for families and psycho-social services, antiretroviral therapy (ART) of administering the regimented drugs has been adopted. This Centre was financially supported by the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and overseen by its local implementing agency, Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT).
Seeing the benefits accrued to a increasing number of people within the community and with a view to expand and improve accessibility, the Clinic has been upgraded to a 20-bed Hospital, Dayasparsha, in the heart of Tumkur town in 2013. More than 2000 patients are being treated free of cost every year in the Community Care.
Counselling, nutritional care, referrals and linkages, spiritual support, life-skill education
Continuum of Care
Rehabilitation, self-help group meetings, outreach programs, ongoing education support to affected/infected children, ongoing income generation programs
- Income Generation Programe
This is an exclusive program for the empowerment of HIV/AIDS infected and affected women aimed to provide a means of livelihood and thus, bring them closer to mainstream society. A Tailoring Training Centre has begun functioning at Tumkur. After the completion of the course successfully, Sewing Machines are distributed to the participants enabling them to find economic opportunities.
- 2005 – Commenced as Primary Healthcare Clinic
- 2006 – 10-bed Palliative Care (HIV/AIDS)
- 2008 – Upgraded to 20-bed Community Care Centre (HIV/AIDS)
- 2011 – Comprehensive Care & Treatment Centre (30-bed; HIV/AIDS); Treatment, medicines and food are provided free of cost to patients
- 2013 – Relocated to Tumkur town for better accessibility, named as Dayasparsha Hospital
Uparahalli Main Road, Geddalahalli,
Ph. No.: +91-816-2299147