Wins "Best CSR Project in Healthcare” at the IndiaCSR awards
Mumbai, April 8, 2015: Wockhardt Foundation, a not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities, has been awarded the “Best CSR Project in Healthcare” for its Mobile 1000 initiative at the Annual India CSR awards ceremony.
The IndiaCSR awards recognise and acknowledge the most unique and outstanding contributions in the field of corporate social responsibility.
Mobile1000 is an ISO 9001:2008 approved flagship programme of Wockhardt Foundation that provides free primary healthcare to villages of India through mobile medical vans. The program conceptualized and spearheaded by the foundation's CEO and Trustee, Dr. Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala), involves the operation of mobile medical vans that travel through remote rural regions in India and provide primary health care services to millions. It is operating 104 Mobile 1000 vans pan India in 15 states - Karnataka, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh. Total patients screened till date 13.6 million.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Huz Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala), CEO, Wockhardt Foundation, said, “We are delighted that Wockhardt’s contribution to the field of healthcare has been recognized. This award bears testimony of our constant endeavour to provide basic healthcare services to the rural masses. We are honoured to receive this prestigious award on behalf of the selfless devotion of its Warriors.”
The Annual India CSR Awards' is governed by IndiaCSR, the leading news portal on CSR
About Wockhardt Foundation
Wockhardt Foundation is a national, not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities. Its 9 programmes have made perceptible change in its areas of operations to the lives of the underprivileged.
Mobile 1000, its flagship programme, aims at operating 1000 Mobile Health Vans in rural India and administering free primary healthcare to 25 million Indians every year. As of date, there are 104 Mobile 1000 Vans operating in 15 states and doing yeoman service to rural India.
Its other programmes like Little Hearts, Swachhalaya, Bio Toilet, E-Learning, Khel Khel Mein, Wockhardt Health Education Institute, SHUDHU water purification tablets and Adarsh Gram Yojana have made significant impact and it continues to expand its social coverage in areas where the need is the most.
Says it’s Trustee & CEO, Dr. HUZ (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala) -"Wockhardt Foundation operates its social programmes based on the 3 B's - Big, Best and Bold. The Big ensures scale, the Best ensures quality and the Bold ensures need."
Wockhardt Foundation is governed by a simple philosophy -"where every smile counts".