Wockhardt Foundation & Welspun join hands to launch Mobile Medical Unit in Mumbai


MUMBAI: Wockhardt Foundation has entered into a strategic alliance with Welspun to jointly launch Mobile Health Reach, a healthcare programme in Mumbai. Flagging off the mobile healthcare unit launched the initiative in Lower Parel, Mumbai.

Dipali Goenka, Director, Welspun India Limited announced the official launch of Mobile Medical Unit during the flag-off ceremony; she was also accompanied by Ms. Mangala Tambe, DGM-CSR, Welspun India Ltd and Mr. Vijay Batna-ED, CEO Welspun Max Steel India Ltd.

Wockhardt Foundation through its Mobile Health Reach aims to provide free primary healthcare at the doorstep of the poor families in slum areas of urban India through a pan-India network of mobile healthcare units.

Through its Mobile Health Reach healthcare outreach programme in Mumbai, Wockhardt Foundation and Welspun aim to offer free primary healthcare aid to nearly 22,500 patients annually in this area.

Huzaifa KhorakiwalaCommenting on the partnership with Welspun, Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, CEO & Inspiration, Wockhardt Foundation said, “Having successfully launched MMUs across various slums of Mumbai like Bharatnagar, Dharavi, Madraswadi, Nargis Dutt Nagar & Antop Hill, Malad, Dombivali, Kurla, Santacruz Golibhar, Bhayander & other areas in Maharashtra, it has now become imminent that we put the programme’s pan-India expansion on a fast-track. Our partnership with Welpsun provides us a like-minded partner to aid in the expansion of Mobile Health Reach in Mumbai.

Through this strategic collaboration, we are expanding the programme in slums of Mumbai. Over the next one year we aim to further expand this programme across other States of the country.”

Dipali Goenka, Director, Welspun India Limited says on the occasion, “We at Welspun are delighted to initiate the Mobile Health Van project for Mumbai. Through this project we strive to enhance the medical facilities and in turn improve the quality of life amongst the underprivileged families. Welspun as a responsible corporate urge to have concrete and positive contribution towards the sustainable development.”

Wockhardt Foundation is a national, secular, non-profit organization engaged in human welfare and social service activities. It is headed by its inspiration – the noble philanthropist, inspiring thinker, voracious writer, and spellbinding orator Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala. Wockhardt Foundation is a three-part movement of human values, social awakening and social development carried on by its Warriors. The Warriors take the following pledge “I am humbled to be a warrior. I will work towards the upliftment of the poor, weak, & needy”.

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