Apala Baduni

Sector Health

Modal Not For Profit

Status Active

Year Jan 2019

Ekohum Foundation

Their model has 3 components:
Oral cancer detection camps- They mass screen population. Any person suffering from cancer is referred to a higher center.
They also provide assistance in navigating through Government schemes which makes the treatment financially compatible.
If someone is diagnosed with pre-cancer, it is followed by tobacco cessation and treatment which is done at their center.They conduct regular telephonic follow-ups. In villages and slums, they go for the second round of follow-up. They also conduct cancer awareness sessions in school, colleges, villages

Sustainable Development Goals

sdg11

About the Social Entrepreneurs

Apala is a qualified Oral Medicine and Radiology Doctor practising Oral Cancer and pre-cancer diagnosis since 2013. She is also a qualified Tobacco Cessation Specialist and a fellow in Oral Oncology. She has published various articles in the same field.