INDIACSR News Network
MUMBAI: When Awards come, they pour. This atleast seems to be the case with the team of Warriors at Wockhardt Foundation. Wockhardt Foundation was awarded the “Best CSR in Healthcare” at the Asian CSR Leadership Awards held in Dubai on September 24, 2013. This Award is given to outstanding organizations who have played a meritorious role in Health care Development.
Wockhardt Foundation has embarked on a path-breaking ambitious social growth programme of providing free, primary healthcare to the rural and remote parts of India through its “Mobile 1000” initiative. Today “Mobile 1000” has a Pan-India presence operating in 11 states of India.
The Award was accepted by CEO, Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala who said – “This Award renews our commitment to bring large scale social impact and relieve the suffering of the poorest.”
Beside “Mobile 1000”, its other Programmes like Bio-Toilet, SHUDHU water purification tablets, The Word Peacekeeper Movements, POSHAK malnutrition supplement, Khel Khel Mein, HIV/AIDS, have also started making significant impact.
Wockhardt Foundation is governed by the 3 B’s – BIG, BEST, and BOLD. BIG is to implement programmes which have national scale, BEST is its programmes must measure upto the highest levels of quality implementation, and BOLD is to operate its social development programmes where the need and poverty is the most.
It is a nation-wide team of more than 350 rapidly growing, strong, and sensitive Warriors who render full-time service to the Foundation that translates the motto of “where every smile counts” into reality.