Toyota Kirloskar Motor Provides CT Scanner to Ramanagara Covid Hospital to Augment Healthcare Infrastructure
Bangalore : In line with its mission to support the Government of Karnataka in enhancing healthcare infrastructure, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today handed over a CT Scanner to the authorities at the Ramanagara Covid Hospital in the presence of Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister Dr. C N Ashwathnarayan and Mr. Sudeep S. Dalvi, Senior Vice President, Director & Chief Communication Officer, Toyota Kirloskar Motor and other company representatives.
TKM procured and had the CT Scanner installed, including all its hardware and software components, at Ramanagara Covid Hospital. With this, critical patients need not travel far for a CT scan, thereby enabling speedy diagnosis and treatment.
Since the outbreak of the second wave, TKM has been consistently working closely with the Karnataka Health Department by providing essential medical equipment, transportation, and health kits, as necessary. Recently, TKM handed over 130 oxygen concentrators to the Government of Karnataka; and made available another 10 oxygen concentrators to the Uttar Pradesh Police Department. Besides oxygen concentrators, TKM has given Ambu bags, bedside monitors, oximeters, glucometers, masks, sanitisers and other essential materials to the District Health Office of Ramanagara for their immediate requirements. It also extended help to ensure maximum reach of the vaccination drive by enabling transportation facility for the Health Department of Ramanagara District. To complement government efforts and support community, TKM has invested 4 crore towards Covid support since the second wave.
Further, TKM is setting up an oxygen generating plant at Community Health Centre (CHC), Bidadi, near Bangalore. The company is also supporting the construction of a modern CHC at Bidadi to benefit the local communities.