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    » INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE CONVENT SCHOOL, MANORI, 2017

    Donated an ECG machine (BPL Model, CARDIAT 8108 View) and a Foetal Doppler Baby Heart Monitor (V Comin FD 200D) to Libania Health Centre, a dispensary run by the Infant Jesus of Prague Convent School, for the benefit of the fisher folk in Manori.

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  • » THE FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH AND KNS SHANTIVAN (NGO), PANVEL, LEPROSY PROJECT, MUMBAI 2016

    Initiated and funded by the Foundation and executed by the Foundation for Medical Research (FMR) the aim of this programme is to assess and manage the incidence of leprosy among the Koli community settled along the Panvel coast.

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  • » INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY, ALANG (BHAVNAGAR), 2015

    The Foundation collaborated with the Indian Red Cross Society in Alang, Gujarat, to expand an existing orthopedic and burns ward from six to nine beds for the welfare of ship breakers.

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  • » THE FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, PUKAR AND MAHARASHTRA STATE ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION, MUMBAI 2014-15

    Spread over two years, the Foundationís anti-tuberculosis drive amongst 12,000 ship breakers at Kuala Bunder spearheaded by FMR (Foundation for Medical Research) and PUKARís Bare Foot Researchers. After the awareness campaign, the team continued house to house surveys of the community and those found symptomatic were sent for x-ray examination, sputum smear examination, montue test on children and those tested positive were referred to nearby Government hospitals for treatment.

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  • » THE FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, PUKAR AND MAHARASHTRA STATE ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION, MUMBAI 2013-15

    Concluded in October 2015, this two-year anti-tuberculosis drive conducted jointly with The Foundation for Medical Research (FMR) and PUKAR (NGO) thoroughly screened 12,000 ship breakers at Kaula Bunder for TB. Respondents detected with TB were referred for further medical treatment at J.J. Hospital and B.J. Wadia children Hospital.

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  • » ST. JUDEíS CHILD CARE CENTRE, KHARGHAR, MUMBAI, 2013-2014

    Sponsored the accommodation for a West Bengal family temporarily relocated to Mumbai to treat their child for cancer at the Tata Memorial Hospital.

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  • » THE FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, PUKAR AND MAHARASHTRA STATE ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION, MUMBAI, 2013-2014

    Provided financial assistance to the Foundation for Medical Research and PUKAR, an NGO, to conduct an in-depth tuberculosis study involving 12,000 ship breakers in Kuala Bunder, on Mumbaiís eastern waterfront.

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  • » COMMUNITY MEDICINE PROGRAMME, SUNDERBANS, 2007-2008

    Supported the Association of Conservation and Tourism (ACT) in setting up more than 68 medical camps in remote villages on the island of Bali in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve benefitting 18,000 villagers, primarily women, children and the elderly.

    Also,Initiated a para professional health workers training programme in collaboration with Child In Need Institute (CINI), Kolkata. 15 volunteers of ACT, 10 semi-skilled practicing dais, 10 Rural Medical Practitioners from villages of Sundarbans will be trained to address health care needs of the village.

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  • » SEAMEN'S WARD, 1998

    The seamen's ward at St. George's Hospital in Mumbai, established in the pre-Independence era, was in dire need of renovation. The Vasant J Sheth Memorial Foundation upgraded and equipped the ward with modern equipment and enabled the hospital to engage an excellent panel of doctors and nurses.

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  • » INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY HOSPITAL, 1997 & 2005

    Funded an orthopedic and burns ward in the Indian Red Cross Society Hospital in Alang, Gujarat, 1997. In addition to this, donated two ambulances for accident victims from the hazardous ship breaking industry.

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