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Giving a new lease of life

By- NGOBOX

March 25, 2019

Giving a new lease of life

Kaka-Ba hospital

A young girl from Chhota Udaipur district, Nayana is the fourth child of her laborer parents. It was when she was merely a year old that Nayana accidentally fell into a fire that left her scalded badly on her face, neck, and palms. In spite of a couple of months of treatment that cost her parents a few months’ earnings, she was left with scars on her face and fingers stuck to the palms, leaving her handicapped and helpless. Seeing her condition, her teacher recommended visiting Kaka-Ba hospital. The hospital performed a surgery, free of cost, helping her gain full functionality of her hands. This is one of the many inspiring stories that thousands of Kaka-Ba patients have to share.

Extending selfless and noble support to the poor and needy, Kaka-Ba hospital, a multi-specialty charity hospital at Hansot village managed by Kaka-Ba and Kala Budh Public Charitable Trust, has been relentlessly working towards providing free-of-cost medical care to the marginalized population.

Established by the visionary founder of Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited, Shri Indravadan A Modi, Kaka-Ba hospital has been instituted in the memory of his cousin who died due to typhoid due to lack of medical facilities at Hansot, a small village in South Gujarat. Determined to provide quality healthcare services at affordable cost to the poor, Shri Modi set up Kaka-Ba hospital.

Poverty and inadequate healthcare had left Hansot village in a miserable state. Kaka-Ba Hospital was set up in 1985, and since then there has been no looking back. Over a span of three decades, the hospital has saved thousands of valuable lives. With ultra modern facilities and an exhaustive list of departments and facilities such as General Physician, General Surgery, Plastic surgery, dental, Ophthalmology,  gynecology, psychiatry, dermatology, neurology, physiotherapy, etc., the hospital is an epicenter of medical wellbeing and other welfare activities for the deprived sections of the community.

Enrolled as Nodal Hospital by the Government of India for Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) in the year 2008, Kaka-Ba hospital was awarded by the Government of Gujarat for commendable work for RNTCP (Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme) in 2010-11. Moreover, the hospital has been felicitated by the Public Relation Society of India (PRSI) for the 3-decade long dedicated service in the area of healthcare.

Over the years, Kaka-Ba and Kala Budh Public Charitable Trust have also branched out support to a host of other causes such as creating health and hygiene awareness as well as promoting education and welfare initiatives for women and children. Under their rural development initiative, they aim at integrating social, economic and environment concerns by undertaking community development activities.

One such notable maneuver is the renovation of S L Patel High School in Bhat village. With dingy walls and dilapidated classrooms, the school was in no shape to harbor education and development leading to growing school dropouts, particularly girls. Cadila Pharmaceuticals, through the charitable trust, agreed to extend support with financial aid for the construction of classrooms. Spacious and well-ventilated classrooms were then constructed which led to over 150 students enrolling for IX and X grade education. Not stopping at that, the trust continued to support the school by conducting exposure visits and motivation programs, enriching the school library and supporting state and national level competition. On account of this intervention, the school was honored with the Best School in rural area of Ahmedabad District.

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NGOBOX

Established by the visionary founder of Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited, Shri Indravadan A Modi, Kaka-Ba hospital has been instituted in the memory of his cousin who died due to typhoid due to lack of medical facilities at Hansot, a small village in South Gujarat. Determined to provide quality healthcare services at affordable cost to the poor, Shri Modi set up Kaka-Ba hospital.

 

 
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