India has revived the public health system through concerted efforts by the government, and significant improvement in the health of the citizens is seen over the past few decades. For instance, the average life expectancy in India has risen from 59.6 years in 1990 to 69.89 years in 2020. The number of under-five deaths in India has dropped from 3.4 million in 1990 to 824,000 in 2019.
The life expectancy and mortality rates in India has improved, but still much of the country’s population due to their socioeconomic status, geography, or gender is deprived of access to good healthcare and they are vulnerable.
SRKKF has been striving for the betterment of public health since nearly a decade. We carry out various initiatives to address issues ranging from malnutrition to AIDS, maternal and child health and mental health. Our goal is to strengthen the capability of the healthcare system through approaches that includes partnerships, institution building, and adoption of technology and innovation.
Alignment with UN SDG goals
The overall work of SRKKF in the area of healthcare addresses the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:
- SDG 1: No Poverty
- SDG 2: Zero Hunger
- SDG 3: Good Health and Well Being
- SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation