Hindustan Zinc signs MoU to enhance cooperation in Telemedicine

MoU Signing
MoU Signing

– The MoUwith Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur will bring Medical care facilities at the doorstep of the rural & tribal people in 5 districts of Rajasthan

– The program will be implemented through company’sSwasthyaSewa Mobile Health Van program

Udaipur : Telemedicine is a boon, especially for people living in remote villages and those in need of specialist medical care. Understanding the importance of timeliness, which saves money and energy, Hindustan Zinc, India’s only and the world’s second-largest integrated zinc-lead-silver producer, has signed an MoU with Rabindra Nath Tagore (RNT) Medical College, Udaipur to offer expertdoctors’ suggestions and recommendations for patients who require second-level interventions. The initiative will be undertaken by Hindustan Zinc’s Health initiative where 6 Mobile Health Vans are deployed in 6 locations in Rajasthan: Zawar, Debari, Dariba, Chanderiya, Agucha, Kayad.

During the ceremony, Mr Arun Misra – CEO, Hindustan Zinc and Dr Lakhan Poswal – Principal, Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College signed the MoU in the presence of Hindustan Zinc, RNT Medical College and Deepak Foundation officials.

On this occasion, Mr. Arun Misra said “At Hindustan Zinc, we’ve been committed to providing quality healthcare at the doorstep of our communities through our Mobile Health Vans. The MoU with Rabindranath Tagore Medical College will further this provision deeper within our rural and tribal communities with the addition of enhanced telemedicine facilities. The health and wellbeing of our people is integral for our holistic growth and the aspect of remote medical facilities like cardiology, ENT and gynecology will enable access to top-quality healthcare to the very last mile.”

Hindustan Zinc has established MHVs through implementation partner Deepak Foundation with the goal of assisting its communities in curative and preventive health care. Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College will deploy technology to provide on-the-ground doctors in the Mobile Health Vans with consultation from its specialist Doctors’ team, which will strengthen their doorstep delivery of health services in and around the operations.

“In collaboration with Hindustan Zinc, RNT Medical College will provide their expertise in Cardiology, ENT, gynaecology, dermatology and many other to the technician of Mobile Health Van working in the operational area of Hindustan Zinc, along with that we will ensure that our services and expertise will reach to the remote area of all the 5 districts and ensuring that 154 villages will be benefited with our services.” informed Dr Lakhan Poswal.

Hindustan Zinc has expanded various healthcare facilities, such as OPD, special health camps, and awareness sessions. A total of 8 Mobile Health Vansoperates across 182 villages in Rajasthan and one in Uttarakhand. Aside from MHVs, health services are also provided by company-run hospitals and homoeopathic centres. Over the course of the year, more than 2 million patients have benefited from various health initiatives and programs conducted by Hindustan Zinc.

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