Bringing healthcare to remotest of regions, Adani Foundation believes that ensuring good health of people is critical for development of a nation. Its key focus is improving access to quality healthcare services for people from the grassroots level belonging to the weaker sections of the society. In this pursuit, it runs Mobile Health Care Units (MHCUs) across the nation, hospitals and clinics, and general as well as specialized health camps. Another significant step in this direction is providing special support to the differently-abled and elderly.
Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences (GAIMS) and G. K. General Hospital (GKGH)
Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences (GAIMS) is first Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) endeavour between Government of Gujarat and Adani Education & Research Foundation. G. K. General Hospital (GKGH) is the attached teaching hospital which is the only Multi-Specialty Modern Teaching District Hospital in Kutch district. GKGH provides treatment to all classes of patients particularly poorest of poor patients. On an average, 1700 patients take medical benefits from the hospital every day.
Health Cards for Senior Citizens
The Vadil Swasthya Yojana benefits senior citizens from socio-economically marginalised sections. Senior citizens with family income of less than Rs. 2 lakh per annum are provided green cards to avail free healthcare services amounting to Rs. 50,000 for a period of three years while those with family income of more than Rs. 2 lakh per annum are given blue cards to avail healthcare services at the Adani Hospitals at highly subsidised rates.
Various health camps are organized at regular intervals which are seasonal/need-based to meet the specific needs of the community – camps for gynecology checks, blood donation, eye checkup, awareness about government schemes etc – to deliver medical services to remote areas.
The camps also provide opportunities for timely referral services to the patients for further or specialized care. About 51,000 patients are treated at the camps annually, on an average.
Rural clinics and Mobile Healthcare Units (MHCUs)
The 14 rural clinics run at various locations provide timely services to around 30,000 patients annually, on an average. The foundation also operates Mobile Health Care Units (MHCU), providing on-the-spot medical assistance to the patients in regions where medical facility is not available.
This program successfully runs at Mundra (Gujarat), Sainj (Himachal Pradesh), Tiroda (Maharashtra) and Kawai (Rajasthan). At present, 17 MHCUs across the nation attend to 4 lakh people annually, on an average.