Work in Kerala

Current Programmes

  • CMID’s Bandhu Clinic is India’s first active mobile COVID screening unit for migrant workers. Bandhu Clinic provided primary healthcare services to 18673 migrant workers and their family members, in the last one year since its roll out on the fourth day of the national lockdown on 28 March 2020. The Clinic which is a Public Private Partnership of the National Health Mission reaches out the most vulnerable among the migrant workers at a time and location convenient to them consistently at least once in a month with a team who can communicate to the workers. Implemented in Ernakulam district of Kerala state Bandhu Clinic covers about 40000 migrant workers every month, at their residences or work places. Currently the clinic reaches out to 18 brick kilns, three fishing harbours, residential sites of nomadic communities, several fish processing units and two major residential areas of footloose labour in the district providing free and quality primary healthcare services.
  • CMID also implements Bandhu Shramik Seva Kendra, a resource centre for migrant workers in Ernakulam district of Kerala as part of the safe migration programme being implemented in partnership with Gram Vikas.