India has a chronic lack of doctors. According to WHO report of 2017, India has a little over one million modern doctors to treat a nation with 1.32 billion population and only around 10% of them work in public health sector.
Most of the people from rural areas have to visit hospitals in urban areas. According to Census report, 8.2% of the population died in rural areas whereas 6% of the population died in urban areas due to lack of medical support.
Not everyone can afford the expense of medicines in India, especially those who are poor and suffering from chronic diseases. Support local non-profits that provide medical aid and support to financially challenged people.
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There are hundreds of small NGOs working across India to help people in need of urgent medical help. Our job as a local NGO discovery platform is to help you discover the best ones and collaborate with them to make a difference. Below are the top nonprofit organizations working in the field of providing medical support for low income groups and marginalized communities: