7th Eye Camp held at A. Kutchipalayam Village, Cuddalore District on 05.07.2012

HEALTH-CARE

Making quality health care affordable and accessible has been the objective of the Trust ever since its inception. The Trust has initiated several activities that benefit the rural and urban poor. Apart from organizing health camps and health awareness programmes, the Trust also distributes medicines to economically weaker sections of the society.

FOCUS AREAS OF THE TRUST IN HEALTH CARE
  • Medical camp
  • Medical awareness programme
  • Medical aid for under privileged
  • Blood donation camp
MEDICAL CAMP

Medical camps especially for people in rural areas are organized by the Trust. Specialists from recognized hospitals carry out various diagnostic tests free of cost. Medicines are also distributed free.

MEDICAL AWARENESS PROGRAMME

The Trust organizes anemia awareness programmes and general health check up, especially for women.

MEDICAL AID FOR UNDER-PRIVILEGED PEOPLE

The Trust sponsors medical expenses for critical illness and surgeries for a number of under-privileged persons. It has spread its donation of medicines to aged and poor patients suffering from cancer, leprosy, heart defects, kidney problem, mental illness, and other major disorders.

BLOOD DONATION CAMPS

The Trust conducts blood donation camps, wherein a number of people voluntarily come forward to donate blood. The blood collected at these camps are being given to poor people at free of cost through hospitals like JIPMER.

STATISTICAL DATA FOR FREE EYE CHECKUP MEDICAL CAMPS TILL 2012:

Number of Free Eye Camps Conducted : 68

Number of Persons Totally Screened : 15224

Number of Free Eye Surgeries carried out and intraocular lens (IOL) fixed : 731

Number of Short Vision Lenses Provided by JIPMER to Beneficiaries : 1924

Number of Distance Vision Lenses provided by Trust to Beneficiaries : 2799

2012-2013

MEDICAL AID

EYE CAMP

2008-2009

  • MEDICAL AWARENESS PROGRAM – THE TRUST SPONSORED AN ANEMIA AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN. OVER 490 WOMEN BENEFITED FROM THIS PROGRAM. THE RESULTS WERE SHARED BY DR. UMASHANKAR (RETD). from JIPMER. IT WAS FOUND THAT MOST OF THE WOMEN WERE SUFFERING FROM ANEMIA. COUNSELING WAS GIVEN BY THE DOCTOR ABOUT HEALTHY EATING HABITS TO IMPROVE THE HEMOGLOBIN COUNT IN BLOOD.
  • BLOOD DONATION CAMP – SRIRAM CHARITABLE TRUST AND INTEGRA SOFTWARE SERVICES PVT. LTD CONDUCTED A BLOOD DONATION CAMP IN COLLABORATION WITH JIPMER, PONDICHERRY. AROUND 100 EMPLOYEES OF INTEGRA PARTICIPATED IN THE CAMP AND DONATED BLOOD. THE TEAM FROM JIPMER HEADED BY DR.SUBBIAH WHO IS IN-CHARGE OF THE BLOOD BANK OF JIPMER COLLECTED BLOOD FROM THE DONORS.