Lifeline Express is a train hospital that seeks out the most underprivileged populations in India.
Having taken action with regard to polio, cleft lips and cataracts, the Impact India Foundation approached Ahimsa Fund to implement oral, breast and cervical cancers prevention project as part of this initiative.
Local partner: Impact India Foundation
Impact was launched in October 1983 as an International Initiative Against Avoidable Disablement, promoted by the UNDP, UNICEF and WHO in association with the Governments. It acts as a catalyst to bring together the Government, the corporate sector and existing NGOs in mass health programmes of national priority.
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Our local ambassador: Zelma Lazarus
Zelma Lazarus is the Chief Executive Officer of Impact India. With more than 30 years of professional experience, she has acquired extensive expertise in all aspects of public relations, particularly through her role as General Manager for Corporate Relations at Voltas Limited (Tata Group), a major private company in India. She was World President of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for 1998 and is the first Asian woman to lead this prestigious organization.