SRCC Children’s Hospital managed by Narayana Health launches a pediatric programme ‘Rakhsa Camp – Save the little Hearts’, an initiative to save and enrich lives of hundreds of children from across Maharashtra with aid from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and TATA Trusts.
Amruta Fadnavis was the chief guest at the inauguration. Other dignitaries included Shri Madan Yerawar- Guardian Minister, Shri Shiv Kumar Dighe- Charity Commissioner, Mumbai, Shri Kumar Chaitanya- Head of Individual Grants-TATA Trust, Shri Omprakash Shete- OSD to Chief Minister, Chief -CM’s Medical Assistance Cell.
Mr. Arunesh Punetha- Regional Director Narayana Health, said, “Under this unique programme, disadvantaged children from various parts of Maharashtra will be screened for free by pediatric healthcare specialists at regular intervals and treatment options will be provided whenever necessary”.
Today, screening began at 9 am and children from Nasik, Palghar and Yatmal participated in Raksha Camp. Most children had cardiac ailments and need surgical interventions.
Dr. Purna Kurkure – Medical Director and Sr. Consultant Oncology, Dr. Soonu Udani – Director Critical Care, Mr. Rupesh Choubey – Facility Director along with hospital staff were also present.