Health Care

Medical Center

Since 1994, Mahatma Gandhi Free Medical centre has been providing health-care services to the children staff at the Children’s and Old Age Home at Kasuva centre and people from nearby villages free of cost
  • Full-time Doctors and full time Nurses manage the Medical centre offering 24 hour care as needed.   Services of a Physiotherapist are also available.
  • On an average of around 1500 beneficiaries visit the Medical centre every week to avail the services including free medicines.
  • There is a Lab for basic investigations.
  • The Doctors, Nurse and Physiotherapist visit the Old Age Home to regularly monitor and treat the elders housed on the campus.

A full fledged Hospital, Sevalaya Samaritan Hospital in Gudalur, Nilgiris District,is run by Sevalaya’s sister NGO, Sevalaya Samaritan Gramodharan Samithy. Services at this location are focused on care for the tribals and other local communities from surrounding hilly areas.

3.7 lakhs beneficiaries

Over 3.7 lakhs beneficiaries have availed the free health services from Sevalaya since 1994.

Free Treatment

Free Treatment and Medicines offered to all patients

Various Services

Physiotherapy, Opthalmology and Dental services are also available at the Medical Centre at Kasuva village

Medical camps around the districts

Regular medical camps are also conducted in villages in Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram Districts every month offering awareness and treatment to rural communities


Sevalaya also runs evening clinics with a team of doctor and nurse at other locations with support from donors and sponsors at Kiloy, , Thathanur, Vengadu, , and Nathamedu. An average of 800 patients per week avail the services at these four clinics. The services, including treatment, basic investigations and medicines, are offered to beneficiaries free of cost.
Sevalaya is also running a free evening clinic Thillaiyadi Valliammai Memorial Health centre in Thillaiyadi, Mayiladuthurail District. This is in memory of Thillaiyadi Valliammai, who lost her life during freedom struggle in South Africa under the leadership pf Mahatma Gandhiji. The clinic focuasses on healthcare for teenage girls and women

Mobile Medical Vans

Sevalaya introduced Mobile Medical Units as part of its outreach services since 2016 with support from Donors. The Mobile Medical Vans are available for visits to local villages for health camps around Vadanallur in Kanchipuram District, Gudalur in Nilgiris District and Kasuva in Thiruvallur District.Mobile health unit was set up as response to reaching populations living in remote, difficult areas and those communities cut-off from mainstream services on account of geography and climatic conditions. Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) represent a significant investment to enable reaching such marginalized populations. The basic objective of the MMU is to provide a range of preventive, promotive and curative health services and enable timely referrals.

Save Your Money & Time

Beneficiaries save time and money as the services are offered at their doorstep (many of the villages have inadequate public transport facilities and the waiting time at Government hospitals resulting in loss of day’s earning)

Awarness Sessions

The Mobile Medical Unit also conducts awareness sessions on Health and Hygiene on relevant topics to the villagers during the field visits

50000 beneficiaries

The Mobile Unit was also very useful during the pandemic where more than 50000 beneficiaries were covered for awareness sessions, distribution of menstrual hygiene kits, etc.

Transport Patient And Medical Team

The mobile medical van was also used to transport patients and medical teams as required during the Covid 19 Pandemic period between 2020 and 2022.

Covid -19 Vaccination Camps

Mass vaccination camps to help Government initiatives were also conducted during the Covid 19 Pandemic

Health Awareness Camps

Sevalaya’s Medical team has been carrying out awareness camps for villagers since 1994. Various topics and issues are addressed to help improve the Health and Hygiene of villagers – specially Women and Children. Some of the topics covered include Need for vaccinations, Anemia, Diabetes, General Health tips, Early Cancer detection, Dengue, Menstrual Hygiene, Diet charts, Hypertension, Alcohol related issues. During the Covid Pandemic period between 2021 and 2022, Sevalaya’s medical team along with volunteers have carried out several camps covering nearly 1 Lakh beneficiaries. There was special emphasis on Hygiene and Health related awareness sessions.
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