As a part of its responsibility towards the society, Kaka-Ba Hospital, a CSR initiative of Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd., conducted free eye surgery for approximately 20 residents of Bhat and Trasad villages in Hansot, Bharuch.
The free surgeries followed free health camps in the same villages where consultations and medicines were provided free of cost to over 750 villagers in Bhat and over 650 villagers in Trasad. A team of 40 doctors and paramedical staff including cardiologists, gynaecologists, ophthalmologists, orthopaedics, dermatologists, paediatricians, ENT specialists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, general surgeons from Kaka-Ba Hospital rendered their services for the camp. Some patients were taken for further treatment to Kaka-Ba Hospital where they are provided travel, food and accommodation at low cost.
Cadila Pharma has been doing its part to make people aware about various disorders, as part of its CSR. In the past year, Cadila raised awareness on mental disorders by collaborating with doctors. This year, Cadila Pharmaceuticals took upon the responsibility to spread cancer awareness for a month starting from 28th January 2020.
The campaign kick-started with the tie-up with N.K. Dhabhar Foundation Mumbai and organized a bike rally on 2nd February 2020. The theme of the bike rally was “I Am and I Will’ and saw the bikers carrying placards with motivational messages to beat cancer.
The next leg of the campaign was organized in Jaipur where cancer awareness was raised with the help of a walkathon and a bike rally on 4th February in association with Fortis Hospital. Around 300 participants took part in the rally to raise the spirits on World Cancer Day.