Project Mobility and Hygiene: Donating Healthcare Facilities to Mumbai Government Hospitals
Enhancing Patient Care and Comfort through Donation of Mobility Aids and Hygiene Equipment
Healthcare facilities play a vital role in promoting and maintaining good health. Hospitals, in particular, are essential in providing medical attention to patients in need. However, the lack of proper equipment and facilities can hinder a hospital's ability to deliver adequate care. In this regard, it is essential to ensure that hospitals have the necessary resources to support the medical needs of patients.
Mobility aids, such as wheelchairs, statures, and walkers, are essential in hospitals. They help patients who have mobility impairments to move around the hospital without difficulty, thus enabling them to access medical care efficiently. According to a study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), mobility aids can improve patients' physical and mental health, thereby reducing the need for hospitalization and enhancing their quality of life.
In addition, access to clean water and proper hygiene is critical for patient care in hospitals. Water purifiers and dispensers ensure that patients and medical staff have access to clean and safe water, reducing the risk of waterborne diseases. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), access to clean water is essential for reducing the incidence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
Government hospitals in Mumbai face several challenges in providing basic amenities and quality healthcare to patients, particularly those who are economically disadvantaged. Limited government funding often leads to a shortage of resources, including medical equipment, medications, and skilled healthcare workers, adversely affecting patient care and outcomes.
Donating mobility aids and hygiene equipment to these hospitals can help address these challenges and ensure that patients have access to necessary resources to support their medical needs, reducing financial burden and improving the quality of care.
Medical equipment plays a crucial role in providing quality healthcare services to patients. It helps doctors and nurses diagnose and treat various illnesses and medical conditions effectively. A study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that the availability of medical equipment significantly impacts the quality of healthcare services provided to patients. For instance, a lack of essential equipment like wheelchairs, stature, and walkers can affect the mobility of patients, leading to delays in their treatment and longer hospital stays. Moreover, water dispensers and purifiers are essential for hospitals as they provide safe drinking water to patients, staff, and visitors, reducing the risk of waterborne diseases.
The truCSR Foundation has a mission to improve the quality of life of people in need. This project aims to provide essential resources and equipment to support patients in government hospitals. The donation of mobility aids and hygiene equipment will have a significant impact on patients' lives, improving their quality of care and enhancing their overall well-being.
Mumbai Government Hospitals faces severe shortage of essential medical equipment, leading to challenges for underprivileged patients during their treatment
This project will accomplish these additional goals
Donate mobility aids and hygiene equipment
The project aims to donate 20 wheelchairs, 1 stature, 5 walkers, 2 water purifiers, and 2 water dispensers to the hospitals.The project will involve identifying suitable government hospitals in Mumbai and working with hospital administrators to ensure the smooth donation of the equipment. This donation will ensure that patients receive the necessary care and support during their treatment. The donation of medical equipment will provide better accessibility to patients who require mobility assistance, reducing delays in their treatment and shortening their hospital stay. Additionally, the water dispensers and purifiers will provide safe drinking water to patients, staff, and visitors, reducing the risk of waterborne diseases.
The following table shows the estimated budget for the donation of medical equipment:
The donation of essential medical equipment to the Government Hospital of Mumbai is a significant step towards enhancing the quality of healthcare services provided to patients. The truCSR Foundation's donation of wheelchairs, stature, walker, water dispensers, and water purifiers will provide better accessibility to patients, reducing delays in their treatment and shortening their hospital stay. Additionally, the provision of safe drinking water will reduce the risk of waterborne diseases. The project will have a positive impact on the lives of patients, their families, and hospital staff, ensuring that everyone has access to quality healthcare services.
Sustainable Development Goals
2,000 raised of 1,40,000
CSR Reg No No
Tax Benefit Yes
Beneficiaries Child, Differently Abled, Elderly, Youth, Adults
Sector(s) Promoting Health Care Including Preventive Health Care
Duration 2 months
Project Cost 1,40,000
Location Mumbai, Mumbai