Sevabharathi Tamil Nadu Flood Rehab : Inauguration of Mobile Medical Unit

Aug 21, 2016 marked yet another milestone for Seva Bharathi and Sewa International in supporting the victims of 2015 Tamil Nadu floods. As part of rehab work, we will provide healthcare facilities at the doorstep of the underprivileged affected during 2015 floods. In partnership a Mobile Medical Unit(MMU) will be deployed to provide healthcare to residents of 12 identified slums in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. 

The inauguration and formal launch of the MMU was held at Seva Bharathi Tamil Nadu office in Chennai in the august presence of nonagenarian social worker, guide and mentor Shri. Kru SuryanarayanaRao. Fondly known as Suruji, he continues to guide many social organizations, and, has initiated and led, hundreds of projects on development, rescue, relief, and rehab. Incidentally, he also serves on the advisory board of Sewa International. Speaking on the occasion, Suriji recalled the relentless work done by the Seva Bharathi Tamil Nadu volunteers during the 2015 Tamil Nadu floods. 
The mobile medical van service organised at a cost of Rs 20 lakhs, would provide all kinds of treatments by qualified medical professionals, informed Shri Vedagiri, vice president of Seva Bharati, Tamilnadu.
 

Quoting Swami Vivekananda’s famous words, “They only live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive”, Suruji called one and all to come forward and dedicate their time to the service of society and fellow countrymen. Swami Amaresh Chaitanya of Chinmaya Mission, and Swami Vinayamrita Chaitanya of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, who graced the occasion, addressed the gathering and handed over the keysof the MMU 



The MMU will be operated in technical collaboration with Chakra multispecialty hospital, under the guidance of Dr.Sathyanarayanan who was also present on the occasion. Assisted by a Seva bharathi Tamil Nadu project coordinator, the medical team from Chakra hospital comprising of a General Physician (GP), a paramedic, and, a pharmacist will visit each of the 12 locations with an average of 500+ families, once a week.

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