Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission

Our History

Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission

We are a not-for-profit organisation working towards providing quality health services to the poor and towards the eradication of poverty and suffering. We chose our karmabhoomi (land of action) to be Attappady, a tribal block in Palakkad district. Attappady was always known as a land of poverty, malnourishment and related health problems. The region was always in the news for calamities and other issues like infant and neo-natal deaths, land alienation, exploitation etc.

We began our operations in Attappady in 2002 with an initial focus on providing affordable health services to the indigenous population.

 In the initial days, medical camps were organized in the remote tribal villages. Later in 2003, an OP with dispensary was started in an old building in Agali, block headquarters of Attappady. In order to provide organized services to the poor, we registered ourselves as a charitable trust in 2004 in the name of Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission.

The primary objective of the trust was to address the problems of infant mortality, neo-natal deaths, malnutrition and other related health issues. But, on working in the region, we realized that there were complex issues influencing the abysmal health and nutrition situation of the tribals like unemployment, low income, low literacy level, land alienation etc.To bring an improvement in the overall health status of the region, a holistic approach was required. And so, over the years we have diversified our activities into the sectors of education, skill development, livelihood promotion and rural development.

Achivements

Some of the Milestone Achieved in these Years

2021
Adolescent Girl Health Project
Adolescent Girl Health Project Started on 2021
2021
New School Building

New Building Inaugurated at Malleeswara Vidyanikethan School on 3rd January 2021

2019 Medicinal Plants
Medicinal Plants Project

Medicinal Plants Project  Started with Nabard Support

2015 New Facilities
Hospital
New Ward and facilities in the first floor was Inaugurated on 2015
2015
Balachandran Smaraka Janavaibhava kendram started
2011 Community Health Projects
Sickle-cell Anaemia Project

Started Sickle-cell Anaemia Project

2011 School
Malleeswara Vidyanikethan School

Malleeswara Vidyanikethan School Administration came under SVMM Trust

2011 Facilities
X-ray
X ray was inaugurated on 12th July 2011
2009 Community Mental Health Project was inaugurated
Inauguration
Community Mental Health Project was inaugurated in 2009 
2008 Village Health Work Project was started in 2008.​
Inauguration
Village Health Work Project was started in 2008.
2006 Hospital Building Constructed in 2006
Inauguration
10 Bedded Hospital Building Constructed in 2006​
2004 Registered as a charitable trust in 2004
Registration
Registered as a charitable trust in 2004​