Healthcare, being its focused area, as a part of its commitment towards the society, IRB has joined hands with ONCO Hope – GKC Trust, Dombivali led by Dr. Anil Hiroor, Dr. Anagha Hiroor and Dr. Tejinder Singh and has provided a well-equipped Mobile Cancer Diagnostic & Vision Restoration Centre.
This mobile center will be used to undertake medical check-ups and awareness programmes within the vicinity of 100 Kilometers in rural areas of Dombivali, in Thane District of Maharashtra.
The cancer care programme will have a focus on women and hence there is provision of mammography machine for the same.
The salient features of the mobile center are as follows
The mobile center is fully air conditioned and designed to ensure the best comfort for patients and suitably equipped for easy and smooth functioning during the camps.
The rear section of the van is designed, furnished and well equipped for vision restoration treatments.
The mobile center is well equipped with fully automated computer radiography along with a mammography machine unit in its front section of the van.
The mobile center has been designed with the objective of screening maximum number of cancer patients as well as preventable eye diseases.
Considering the time taken for each patient, the Cancer care and mammography can handle 25-30 female patients at a camp; whereas, for vision restoration, the center can take care of around 100 such patients.
In addition, the mobile center has audio-visual aids in it.
The mobile center is equipped to collect and compile the data for statistical analysis of cases attended, development of research and treatment strategies, etc.
The mobile center can be utilized to deliver lectures on awareness about the diseases during the camps.
Dr. Anil Hiroor, Director of ONCO Hope-GKC Trust said “It’s need of the hour that the healthcare initiatives should be accessible for each citizen; especially for those, who come from the rural area and economically under privileged society. This is a small contribution from our side for the Society. We would continue to explore such opportunities to serve the society.”