Over a period of 5 years our staff became aware of a rash of mental health issues in our neighborhood. There were reports of domestic and gender violence and alcoholism in every second house. These problems were extremely detrimental to the mental health of our communities.
Naye Roshini is an integrated approach towards urban health in Raxaul town in order to bring positive transformation in the community. This will be done by raising awareness, mobilizing and organizing communities and providing primary health care in 15 wards. ‘Roshini’ means ‘light’.