Chennai, April 27, 2017: In order to do their bit to help the underprivileged sections of the society, Gleneagles Global Health City, a Parkway Pantai Enterprise, today had the unique privilege of partnering with the S. Badalchand Chordia Trust (SBCT). An MOU was signed with the SBCT to provide High-End Comprehensive Cardiac Care to children belonging to the economically weaker sections of our society. Mr Prasanchand Chordia, Managing Trustee, Mr Subhashchand Bafna, Mr Shantilal Kankaria and other trustees of S. Badalchand Chordia Trust and Dr Sandeep Attawar, Program Director and Chair Cardiac Surgeries, Thoracic Organ Transplant, Gleneagles Global Health City, represented their respective organizations to sign the M.O.U at the GRT Grand, Chennai.
To begin with S. Badalchand Chordia Trust and Gleneagles Global Health City will provide top of the line cardiac care for a 100 patients a year that fall in the BPL (Below Poverty Line) category. Patients after getting their case vetted by SBCT will then be directed towards Gleneagles Global Health City for treatment. The M.O.U will benefit young patients who require Open Heart Surgeries. According the M.O.U the Gleneagles Global Health City will also provide heavily subsidised rates on Operation Theatre charges, Doctors’ professional fees, standard pre and post-operative investigations, standard ward pharmacy, surgical and aesthesia consumables and post-operative visits of treating specialist to all the patients referred by the SBCT.
“We at S. Badalchand Chordia Trust have always looked to support the weaker sections of our society. There are many activities that we have undertaken in order to provide them with bare necessities that are required for day to day existence. We are also actively engaged in providing medical assistance to economically weaker section by tying up with prominent hospitals in India. SBCT has come forward to sponsor heart surgeries of the above said population to save precious lives.”said, Mr. Prasanchand Chordia, Managing Trustee, S. Badalchand Chordia Trust.
“In our endeavor to provide quality medical assistance to the financially weak sector of our society we identified Gleneagles Global Health City who are committed to providing world class tertiary healthcare to people in India and abroad by fusing the benefits of modern technology with the clinical acumen of the leading specialists in their respective fields.” added, Mr B ShantilalKankaria, Trustee, S. Badalchand Chordia Trust.
“The Mission of Gleneagles Global Health City is to achieve the dream of a healthy world through continuous innovation, dedication to quality, provision of compassionate and affordable medical services.” Said Dr. Sandeep Attawar, Program Director and Chair Cardiac Surgeries, Thoracic Organ Transplant, Gleneagles Global Health City.” It is sad that children from the BPL category are unable to find quality cardiac healthcare in our country. There are now various government programs available that can help people who are below the poverty line. Seeing this we at GGHC also wanted to do our part and join this noble cause. We are honoured to partner with SBCT who have a similar vision and I hope we can help more people going further and assist them in getting High-End Comprehensive Cardiac Care.” added Dr. Sandeep Attawar.
About Gleneagles Global Health City:
The sprawling, 21-acre facility in Perumbakkam, Chennai is the largest facility of Gleneagles Global Hospitals India, with a capacity of over 1000-beds and accreditations from leading agencies. The facility is one of the best for advanced healthcare in India. The hospital offers the end-to-end spectrum of advanced healthcare facilities as well as excellent facilities for research and advanced education. The hospital has undertaken several path-breaking liver, heart, lung and kidney procedures.
Accredited and recognized by several international and national level accrediting agencies, it is a healthcare destination of choice for both people in India and worldwide. World-class infrastructure, dedicated staff and a commitment for medical excellence are the USPs of this Global Hospital facility. The hospital has several achievements to its credit and continues to work on several pioneering procedures.
Gleneagles Global Hospitals, a Parkway Pantai Enterprise:
Gleneagles Global Hospitals is part of Parkway Pantai, a fully owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare. In India, Gleneagles Global Hospitals operates a chain of multi-super specialty hospitals offering tertiary and quaternary healthcare services with over 2,000 beds and state-of the-art, world-class hospitals in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. A pioneer in kidney, liver, heart and lung transplants, Gleneagles Global Hospitals provides comprehensive multi-organ transplant services in the country.
Gleneagles Global Hospitals aims to strengthen and expand its leading market position as a destination for multi-organ transplant for patients from India, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. We are committed to further our aspiration of making quality health care more accessible to all.