Dialysis center at Surya Sahyadri Hospital
Offers Free Dialysis services to the needy
An initiative of Rotary Club of Pune Central in association with Surya Sahyadri Hospital
PUNE: Rotary Club of Pune Central (Rotary Dist.3131) in association with Surya Sahyadri Hospital today inaugurated a world-class dialysis center at Surya Sahyadri Hospital. Present on this occasion were Chief Guest- Rashmi Kulkarni – District Governor 3131, Rtn Ajay Dubey – President, Rotary Club of Pune Central, Dr. Charudutt Apte – Chairman, Sahyadri Hospitals Ltd, Dr. Jaising Shinde – Medical Director, Surya Sahyadri Hospital, and many other dignitaries.
The Dialysis Center project was conceived by the Rotary Club of Pune Central and Rotary Club of New City, USA in Rotary Year 2019-20. The center comprises 13 Dialysis machines and ancillary equipment and is geared to provide free dialysis services to BPL patients. The project was funded from generous donations received from the Hirachand Ratanchand Munot Trust – Yavatmal (Runs Jinendra and Amita Munot), Runs Ajay & Rooma Dubey, and Ferrocare International – Pune (Rtn Girdharilal & R’Ann Unsha) duly augmented by contributions from the Rotary Foundation and Rotary District 3131.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Jaising Shinde, Medical Director, Surya Sahyadri Hospital said the center will provide vital support for our patients who face financial difficulties. The center will enable 40~50 patients to undergo dialysis on a daily basis. The dialysis service will available free of cost to the patients who are eligible under the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPJAY) and Ayushman Bharat Yojana
Rtn Ajay Dubey President, Rotary Club of Pune Central said that our initiatives are always in sync with Rotary’s Moto of ‘ Service above Self’. This is one more initiative that will directly benefit the patients in need and shoulder some of the financial burdens for the families.
Dr. Charudutt Apte, Chairman Sahyadri Hospitals said that dialysis is the most important part of high-end specialty care for kidney failure patients. Our mission is that we want to make specialty healthcare available accessible, accountable, and affordable. We are one of the few groups that have volunteered and partnered with the government in their endeavor to make tertiary care available to the poor.
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