HPCL launches mobile medical van

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jammu
  • Updated: Dec 03, 2014 18:26 IST

Hindustan petroleum corporation limited (HPCL) took another humanitarian step on Wednesday by making provision for free health care services delivered at the door steps of the rural community in Jammu. It launched its mobile medical unit at Jammu LPG plant under its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

The mobile medical unit is operated by Wockhardt Foundation (the philanthropic arm of Wockhardt Hospitals).

A well-equipped van with a doctor, paramedic and a community mobiliser will follow a weekly route plan covering 18 villages around the LPG plant of HPCL. Apart from free medical facilities and medicine, the medical unit will also focus on creating community awareness on safe health practices and life styles. Sonal Desai of HPCL inaugurated the mobile medical unit along with other officials. A large number of community members were also present at the inauguration function.

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