Deepsikha is a nonprofit voluntary organization trying to add meaning to the lives of cancer patients through conjoined efforts. Witnessing the plight of cancer patients and their families and seeing lack of awareness about the disease made the chairman of the organization conduct awareness camps in the villages of the North Eastern States with a small band of musicians and health workers. His dedicated efforts blossomed into an organization DEEPSIKHA, which stands as a Sentinel of hope for cancer patients today.Read More
The Bhawan accommodates cancer patients at a very nominal rate. Those patients who cannot afford to pay are kept free and are provided with all the logistic support to carry forward their treatment. There is also a canteen for the patients where food is served at a concessional rate. Patients from all over the country have been availing this facility and till date, a large number of patients have been accommodated so far. We have two Arogya Bhawans in Navi Mumbai. One is in Vashi and second one is in Koparkhairane. These Arogya Bhawans are located in prime locations and well connected by public transport.Read More
Hospice gives palliative care. Palliative care is the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. The relief of distressing symptoms is the primary goal of palliative care.Once the patient is free from symptoms , especially severe pain and other symptoms like breathing difficulty, nausea, vomiting, cough, sleeplessness etc, he/she becomes a different person and can then attend to their other needs. Symptomatic care is therefore individualized to the need of each patient with all the necessary medication needed to make him or her as comfortable as possible.Read More
Deepsikha is an organization which has been working exclusively for the care of cancer patients. From providing accommodation finding a proper place to stay to the process of registration in the hospitals to undergoing the process of meeting respective doctors and procuring treatment, to acquiring blood in case of an operation to getting financial assistance are various facts through which a patient needs to go through.