I’m back in Channapatna on a sunny Wednesday. This time, I’m visiting a client with health navigator Noor and field coordinator Nagarathna. Jaya is in her forties. She is under medication for high blood pressure and type II diabetes. Noor has been visiting her twice a month for over three years. My first impression of

  As I made my way to Channapatna, I glanced through my notes. I was on my way to interview someone and investigate a curious movement that is slowly gaining momentum in this town. Lost in thought, I got down at the wrong bus stop. So I ended up taking a 15 minute walk under

Overview India is home to some of the most inspirational women in the world. There are more female CEOs in India than in the US, including leaders of two of the four largest banks. The number of women entrepreneurs and business owners continues to grow. Many others lead influential nonprofits and social businesses designed to

If you didn’t know yet, — Your oral cavity is the mirror to your body. Dental health directly influences your overall health. Yes, in simple terms. The mouth serves as a “window” to the rest of the body, providing signals of general health disorders. It has been observed that most of the general health problems

With over 5 million global deaths annually attributed to tobacco usage,advocating for a tobacco free life is grossly understated. It is horrific to know that developing countries such as in India, close to 9,00, 000 aprox. people die every year due to tobacco use ; of which school going children and young adults are most

Making Wellness a Priority

Friday, 31 March 2017 by

Happy to announce that MAYA Health is growing and is reaching out to over 50,000 people in Chanapatna-Karnataka, with affordable preventive healthcare services. Here’s a quick review of the week gone by in March. 🙂 #inspiringhealth #powerofknowledge #Globalhealth#healthentrepreneurs #HealthinIndia #publichealth

Location: Chanapatna- Karnataka Health Navigator(HN): Tabassum Bano Client 1: Manjunath Client 2: Kenchamalamma Kenchamalamma, suffers from diabetes, however this had been diagnosed 15 years ago. When questioned about how she got to know about MAYA she said that Tabassum had been visiting other houses in the nearby areas and she was eager to try out

Friends of MAYA

Thursday, 05 January 2017 by

We have had some amazing people the past year who have interned and volunteered with us. From small yet very helpful operational tasks to full-fledged program inputs and work. We are very thank full to all the talented and hardworking “Friends of MAYA” for giving us their time and support! Your efforts in various areas

This is a series of short stories/ interviews which highlight some the experiences of clients and health navigators who are working together to enable wellness and inspire health in their communities. MAYAHealth- Village name: Tattakere Village in Chanapatna- Karnataka |Health Navigator Name: Tabassum Bano| Experience: 2 years |Client: Mr. Shivakumar | Age: 46 | Health