Reliance Foundation and RIL Hospitals launch India’s First Dedicated Covid-19 Hospital
- by Team ABLE - 24 Mar, 2020
In a short time-span of just two weeks,Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospitalin collaboration with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has set up a dedicated 100 bedded centre at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai for patients who test positive for Covid-19.
This first-of-its-kind-in-India centre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross contamination and helps control infection. All beds are equipped with the required infrastructure, bio medical equipment such as ventilators, pacemakers, dialysis machine and patient monitoring devices.
Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital, a world-class healthcare institution in Mumbai, has also offered to set up special medical facilities to quarantine travellers from notified countries and suspected cases identified through contact tracing. This will quickly augment additional facilities for isolation and treatment of infected patients.
RIL has also built a fully-equipped isolation facility in Lodhivali, Maharashtra and handed it over to the District authorities.
Reliance Life Sciencesis importing additional test kits and consumables for effective testing. Our doctors and researchers are also working overtime to find a cure for this deadly virus.
RIL is also enhancing its production capacities to produce 100,000 face-masks per day and a large number of personal protective equipments (PPEs), such as suits and garments, for the nation’s health-workers to equip them further to fight the coronavirus challenge.RIL also announced an initial support ofRs. 5 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
This first-of-its-kind-in-India centre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross contamination and helps control infection.