Mangaluru, Jun 10: CHD Group, India office headquartered, here, launched mission ICU with the support of Arogya World – a US-based foundation.
The 10-bed ICU unit was received and installed at the district hospital in Tumkur by the district surgeon, Tumkur.
Kiran Moras, the CHD group advisor received the letter of acknowledgement and represented CHD Group officially at Tumkur, ensuring seamless coordination. Ventilators, ICU monitors, syringe pumps, infusion pumps, BiPAP, suction machine, table top pulse oximeter worth about Rs 40 lac were donated to the District Hospital Tumkur by CHD Group, India office.
Dr Edmond Fernandes, CEO, CHD Group, expressed his thanks to Nalini Saligrama, CEO, Arogya World USA and also extended his gratitude to Dr Ashwin Naik, Maanoj Shah, Shanti Mathur, Lubaina Cementwala, Vignesh Nandakumar and Dr Shankar.
Mission ICU as a concept was born due to the second wave impact of the COVID-19 pandemic created across India. CHD Group is hopeful to install 1000 ICU beds across India with the support of grants from corporate bodies, country governments and United Nations agencies.
Dr Edmond said that “leaving no one behind” is a commitment to be lived in heart and spirit which CHD Group is committed to the very last dot. He invited well-meaning corporate bodies and India Inc to see value in such sustainable exercises which uplift others and humanity collectively. What greater joy can we get than seeing patients come out of the ICU healthy and then walk out of the hospital to rejoin their loved ones. Can we strive for this together?
CHD Group is India’s leading public health organization working on multiple public health risk reduction initiatives across the nation.