THD NewsDesk, Maharashtra: Tata trusts has come forward to aid the healthcare industry with four upgraded government hospital buildings. Two buildings were provided to the Uttar Pradesh government and Maharashtra government, respectively. The facilities provided were for both in-patient and out-patient wings. The health care infrastructure in all these locations is permanent and augmented.
This step was a part of Tata Trust’s four-pronged proposition to fight against the most formidable war for the human race. To fight with the outbreak of this pandemic, Chairman Ratan Tata said, “Urgent emergency resources need to be deployed to cope with the needs of fighting the COVID-19 crisis, which is one of the toughest challenges the human race will face.”
Post-release, in Maharashtra, the allotted beds at different centres are at Sangli (50 beds) and in Buldhana (104 beds). In Uttar Pradesh, the treatment centres are in collaboration with a partner organization. In Uttar Pradesh at Gautam Buddha Nagar (168 beds) and Gonda (124 beds) have been allotted. Existing infrastructure has been upgraded to improvise the services and utilize highly efficient amenities.
The Amenities provided by the Trust Centres are-
- Critical Care capabilities
- Basic Pathology and Radiology
- Telemedicine Units
- Minor Operation Theatres
- Facilities for Dialysis and Blood Storage
Tata Projects Limited took over the construction of these units. Edifice Consultants designed them. Types of equipment were resourced from the leading manufacturers.
The Trusts have been contributing to state governments and individual hospitals with Personal Protection Equipment. It consists of N95/KN95 masks, gloves, surgical masks, and goggles. The PPE supplies have been supplied to 32 states and union territories.
The Government of India is promoting the adoption of health practices. These practices were induced by a Pan-India community to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in rural areas. This covered 21 million people in 21 states. The Trusts have made a stronghold on social media through audio and 300 video messages in different languages. Many dialects like Dongri, Kumaoni, Santhali, Kutchi, Mundari, Ladakhi, Garhwali, and Koborok were used to reach beyond semantic barriers.
Tata Trusts and Tata Group have partnered with Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore and Care Institute of Health Sciences (CIHS) Hyderabad. It helped health care professionals increase their skills by taking evaluative care in the management of COVID-19. There have been many training programs provided to specific staff chosen by identified hospitals. These administered 22-hour training programs for free of cost. Through this program presently, 356 hospitals in 26 states have been trained. The four treatment centres were also included and upgraded by the Trusts.
Through these measures taken by the Tata Trusts, it discerns that the alluring picture of an emancipated nation from COVID-19 is not far away. It is a battle that one has to fight by supporting each other mentally. Tata Trusts have been positively aiding the anguished due to the pandemic, which has come as a sigh of relief.