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List of Top 10 Healthcare CSR Projects in India (FY 2015-16)

By Akshay Bhole On 09 May 2017
 
List of Top 10 Healthcare CSR Projects in India (FY 2015-16)
 

Education and Healthcare are the two most preferred thematic areas when it comes to implementation of CSR projects by companies. Education (with skilling) and healthcare (with WASH) received almost 2/3rd of the total CSR spent in FY 2015-16. Here we take a look at the top 10 CSR projects in healthcare in FY 2015-16.

 

1. Reliance Industries Ltd.

Project Details: Rebuilt 91 years old Hurkisondas Hospital

Implementation By: Reliance Foundation

Amount spent:  INR 248.02 Cr

Location: South Mumbai, Maharashtra

Reliance foundation completely rebuilt 91 years old Hurkisondas Hospital to provide a quality primary and secondary care services to the deprived population. Hospital rebuilt into a modern 19-storey tower, including two heritage wings. Hospital led by its Chairperson, Smt. Nita M. Ambani. 

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre is a 345-bed, multi-specialty tertiary care hospital with 6 thrust areas: Cardiac Sciences, Nephro-Urology, Neuro Sciences, Oncology, Orthopaedics & Spine, and Woman & Child Health. The Hospital has a Medical Mall with progressive diagnostic services, including Laboratories, Radiology & Imaging, and Nuclear Medicine.

Estimated Impact:

Hospital provides a free and concessional treatment including major surgeries is provided to disadvantaged sections of society. The hospital runs on the principle of providing the same level of treatment for citizens either at the bottom or top of the pyramid.

The hospital also has an outreach programme that now covers over 3.10 lakhs individual in the vincity, providing preventive and primary healthcare on digital platform virtually free of cost. 

 

2. Coal India Limited

Project Details: Support to Establishment of 525 bedded home (Premashraya) for patient undergoing treatment under TMC and their families

Implementation By: Tata Medical Centre

Amount spent: INR 24.11 Cr

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Coal India Ltd spent CSR funds to provide shelter to underprivileged patients who discontinue treatment due to lack of affordable residential facilities. This centre is just 500 meters from the Tata Medical Center. It consist of various facilities for patient and relatives like cafeteria, pharmacy, emergency room , counseling room , library, prayer room, ATM, ambulance service etc. 

Patients and their families experience anguish and anxiety of dealing with cancer. Many are also faced with the trouble of travelling great distances. Facility is driven by the ethos to make the cancer patients feel at home.

Estimated Impact:

This facility pacifying the over powering effect of cancer through personal care and affection. It also is easing the family’s situation with an economical, clean, hygienic and homely place to stay during the course of treatment.

 

3. Torrent Pharma

Project Details: REACH- Paediatric healthcare programme

Implementation by: Tornascent Care Institute

Amount spent: INR 15.00 Cr

Location: Gujarat (Surat, Bharuch, Kheda, Mehsana)

 

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited initiated a Paediatric Health Care Program REACH - Reach EAch CHild under the aegis of Tornascent Care Institute.

Paediatric health check up camps were organised under the banner of “Shaishav” in four villages in the vicinity of the establishments of the Company as a pilot project. More than 1200 children under the age of 6 years were medically examined. Remedial support under the supervision of Paediatricians was provided to the identified anaemic and malnourished children. Support is also being provided to special cases with chronic ailments through further medical treatment and management on need basis.

 

Estimated Impact:

This ambitious child healthcare program - REACH (Reach EAch CHild), aims to positively impact lives of 25,000+ children across India’s rural belts. Programme helped more than 1200 children in 2015-16.

 

 

4. Cadila Healthcare Ltd.

Project Details: To serve the needy and underprivileged cancer patients. 

Implementation By: Gujarat Cancer Society

Amount spent: INR 14.45 Cr

Location: Ahmadabad, Gujarat

 

The Company has contributed to the GCS Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre (GCSMCH) which has been set up in public-private partnership by the Gujarat Cancer Society (GCS) and the Government of Gujarat. GCS has been providing comprehensive cancer care and treatment over the last five decades to the less privileged and economically disadvantaged sections of the society.

Contribution made in different ways

1. Contribution towards creating infrastructure and renovation of hospital.

2. Contribution towards free/ concessional rate medicines and other services to the poor patients

3. Contribution towards subsidized food and other consumables

4. Contribution towards purchasing new medical equipment, professional and consultation fees and fellowship fees for the hospital.

 

Estimated Impact:

Hospital served needy and under privileged citizens at the most affordable costs. During the year, the number of patients provided care in the OPD touched 1000 per day. 90% of these patients were from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. 

 

5. Bajaj Auto Limited

 

Project Details: CSR funds to the Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital

Implementation By: Marathwada Medical and Research Institute.

Amount spent: INR 13.50 Cr

Location: Aurangabad, Maharashtra

 

The mission of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital is to provide compassionate healthcare of the highest quality at a reasonable cost to all the sections of the society and fulfilling the needs of the patient. Bajaj Auto Ltd donated 13.50 Cr to the hospital under CSR initiative.

Hospital implemented two projects with this fund:

1. To create centre for Hematology

2. To treat poor patient cases.

 

Estimated Impact:

The prime objective of the create centre for Hematology is to offer complete facilities to the local people, so that not a single person from the Marathwada region needs to go to Pune or Mumbai for expert medical care and treatment. 

 

6. Colgate Palmolive (India) Ltd 

Project Details: Educating children about oral healthcare 

Implementation By: Direct as well as through implementing agency

Amount spent: INR 12.17 Cr

Location: Across India

 

One of the most impactful oral health initiatives around the Colgate World is the Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures (BSBF), a program committed to educating children about oral healthcare. 

A flagship initiative by the company, BSBF started with an aim to spread awareness among children about the right oral health habits, basic hygiene and diet, by using engaging aids to ensure they retain the learning. The objective is to empower children to practice good oral care hygiene, by making them aware of good oral care practices, to reduce prevalence of dental caries and to promote preventive health care habits. 

The program was further strengthened with the introduction of Mobile vans to service under-privileged areas in the metros and towns. It also made oral care check-ups more accessible and break any in-clinic fears that people may harbor.

The Oral Care awareness drive now covers in-clinic free dental check-ups, school contact programs, free dental check-ups in mobile dental vans, retailers outreach program, and community outreach initiative.

 

Estimated Impact:

In the F.Y. 2015-16, this campaign has benefitted almost 6 million people across geographies, contributing towards improving the Oral Health condition in India.

  

7. Britannia Industries Ltd.

 

Project Details: Preservation of heritage building of Bai Jerbai wadia Hospital for Children (BJWHC)

 

Implementation By: Direct

Amount spent: INR 9.41 Cr

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

 

Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children (BJWHC) Established in the year 1929, Mumbai is a 242 bedded pediatric hospital meant exclusively for providing free or subsidized comprehensive health care for children in need of medical care and treatment across India. Taking forward the vision of BJWHC of providing state-of-the-art comprehensive health care services which are affordable and convenient to children from lower socio-economic sections of society, the hospital proposed 9.41 Cr for Preservation of heritage building of Hospital.

 

Estimated Impact:

Currently, BJWHC hosts the largest Neonatal ICU in India with 110 beds and preservation of building increase accessibility and affordability of basic and specialized medical services among vulnerable children across India.

 

 

8. Bajaj Finance Ltd. 

Project Details: To make safe and quality treatment of cleft lip and palate 

Implementation By: Smile Train

Amount spent: INR 7.05 Cr

Location: Across India

 

Bajaj Finance Ltd. Implemented CSR activity with Smile train. It is a charity with a sustainable approach to a single solvable problem: cleft lip and palate 

Every year, close to 35,000 babies is born with cleft lips or palates in India. More than half do not receive any treatment because they do not know a cleft can be fully corrected or are too poor to travel to a hospital. There are over 10 lakh cases of untreated clefts in India. Most do not know that the problem can be solved by a simple surgery soon after birth, or they simply cannot afford it.

A Cleft is more of an economic problem than a medical one. Majority of untreated clefts are where poverty, illiteracy and misinformation are rampant, and access to medical resources is scarce. So Bajaj Finance Ltd. focused this problem.

 

Estimated Impact:

This model supports training, funding and resources to empower local doctors to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care. 

 

9. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

Project Details: Funds to the Swarna Jayanti Samudayik Hospital, Mathura 

Implementation By: Direct

Amount spent: INR 5.38 Cr

Location: Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

 

This 50-bed hospital provides medical assistance to residents near Mathura Refinery, Uttar Pradesh. Two mobile dispensaries also go to the nearby villages to provide free medical care to the villagers. The hospital provides free treatment to the destitute and offers subsidized treatment.

Estimated Impact:

During 2015-16, 52,660 patients were treated, and so far, about 8 lakh patients have benefitted from this project.

 

10. IRB Infrastructure Developers

 

Project Details: To construct multi facility hospital 

Implementation By: Ashoka Institute of Medical Sciences & Research,

Amount spent: INR 5.00 Cr

Location: Nasik, Maharashtra

 

The Company has been generously contributing to the hospital which will be engaged in providing primary as well as advance healthcare facilities to the public. With Ashoka Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, IRB constructing multispecialty hospital consist of various  department like cardiac, nephrology, neurology, orthopaedics etc.

 

Estimated Impact:

Hospital is under construction but aim of hospital to fulfil basic healthcare needs of unprivileged population and to provide primary as well as advance healthcare facilities to the public. 

 

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