New Delhi:Abbott India’s Health Clinics programme, has reached approximately 165 districts across 25 states, impacting over 6.3 Lakh people through 3 major campaigns, company’s annual report said.
The company spent Rs 11.28 Cr. during FY 2018-19. The company provided support in the form of Rapid Diagnostics Tests (RDTs) to strengthen Odisha state Government’s Malaria Detection and Surveillance System.
The company enhanced access to healthcare across the country, conducted wellness camps for improving lives of the underprivileged community, donated charity and educational grants, organised disease awareness projects, product donations and environment protection programmes under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
The company has partnerships with organisations such as Malaria No More and Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), the world’s largest trade union of women.
The Healthcare delivery Programme with SEWA has been launched in two SEWA communities in the state of Gujarat, targeting 4,000 members and their families.
To enable access of essential healthcare services and information, the company also supports qualified doctors and healthcare professionals to expand disease diagnosis and access to care which includes programmes to raise awareness and improve care for epilepsy and liver diseases.
The company witnessed encouraging participation from employees across all Abbott offices and manufacturing plants in India that translates into saving over 3,900 lives.