Mumbai: Wockhardt Foundation, a not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities, has been awarded for its Mobile 1000 initiative with the ‘Best Community Development Award’ and ‘CSR Professional of the Year’ at the recently concluded National Awards for Excellence in CSR & Sustainability organised by World CSR Congress.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Huz Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala), CEO, Wockhardt Foundation, said, “I am pleased to receive these awards. They simply are a testimony to acknowledge our efforts in CSR domain and help us motivate to do more. These awards also raise benchmarks by bringing a radical and transformation in the development of the society through innovation and excellence.”
Mobile1000 is an ISO 9001:2008 approved flagship programme of Wockhardt Foundation that provides free primary healthcare to villages of India through mobile medical vans. The program conceptualized and spearheaded by the foundation’s CEO and Trustee, Dr. Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala), involves the operation of mobile medical vans that travel through remote rural regions in India and provide primary health care services to millions. It is operating 104 Mobile 1000 vans pan India in 15 states – Karnataka, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh. Total patients screened till date 13.6 million.
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