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United Way Bengaluru and Thermo Fisher Join Hands to Build a 30-Bed Modular Hospital at Tobu Block in Mon District of Nagaland

The Tobu Block of the Mon District in Nagaland required a medical facility to cater to 32 villages with a inhabitants measurement of over 50,000. With solely 5 Public Health Centres (PHC), 4 sub-centers, and 4 well being and wellness facilities, it’s not enough to satisfy the well being necessities of the group. Even the closest referral well being heart is located at a distance of 120 km from the Tobu headquarters. Distance and poor street connectivity have been a hindrance for the group members to avail public well being providers on time.


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30-Mattress Modular Medical Facility at Tobu Block in Mon District of Nagaland


Reckoning the necessity to strengthen well being infrastructure within the block, United Means of Bengaluru and CSR accomplice Thermo Fisher got here ahead and arrange a 30-bed modular facility, sort C ambulance, dental and paediatric medical gear as an extension to the present group well being heart. This modular setup has been geared up with superior medical gear that might profit sufferers in addition to the medical fraternity.


The 30-bed modular facility has been designed by Modulus Housing, a start-up from IIT Madras. These items have lengthy sturdiness, for not less than 20 years.


The brand new 30-bed facility was inaugurated at the moment by Shri. N. Bongkhao Konyak, Hon’ble Advisor, Division of Underdeveloped Areas (DUDA), Authorities of Nagaland and Shri. Thavaseelan Okay, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Mon. “We are very grateful to United Way of Bengaluru and Thermo Fisher for constructing the 30 bedded modular hospital and donating an ambulance and other advance medical equipment. It would greatly augment the health care service delivery in Tobu and Monyakshu subdivisions for years to come,” stated Shri. Thavaseelan Okay, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Mon.


“We feel gratified to be a part of this critical intervention. Learning from the pandemic, we realized the need to strengthen public healthcare systems which serve a large section of our society, especially communities that cannot afford private healthcare. United Way of Bengaluru is grateful to Thermo Fisher for coming forward and supporting this initiative,” stated Rajesh Krishnan, Government Director, United Means Bengaluru.


“We are delighted at the inauguration of the new 30-bed modular facility at the Tobu Block of the Mon District in Nagaland. We are glad that the new facility will serve close to 32 villages and positively impact close to 50,000 people in this area. With initiatives like these, we at Thermo Fisher are leading in serving science with the right compassion and staying close to our mission which is to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer,” stated Amit Chopra, Managing Director, India, and South Asia, Thermo Fisher Scientific.


About Thermo Fisher Scientific

​​​​​​​Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world chief in serving science, with annual income of roughly $40 billion. Our Mission is to allow our prospects to make the world more healthy, cleaner and safer. Whether or not our prospects are accelerating life sciences analysis, fixing complicated analytical challenges, bettering affected person diagnostics and therapies or growing productiveness of their laboratories, we’re right here to help them. Our international workforce of greater than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivalled mixture of progressive applied sciences, buying comfort and pharmaceutical providers via our industry-leading manufacturers, together with Thermo Scientific, Utilized Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Providers, Patheon and PPD.

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About United Means Bengaluru (UWBe)

UWBe, a part of United Means Worldwide, is an NGO targeted on social points that search fast and long-term consideration. The chapter catalyzes unified efforts from corporates, civic our bodies, and citizen associations to result in seen change. The group works in 4 key areas – Setting, Education, Healthcare, and Livelihood. At present, UWBe is implementing three flagship campaigns that serve necessary functions: ‘Wake the Lake’ works to guard Bengaluru’s lakes, ‘Born Learning’ helps present diet and schooling to very younger youngsters, and ‘Rural Rising’ goals to develop and empower the agricultural communities. Apart from, COVID reduction work is one other key space the place the group helps healthcare establishments, healthcare professionals, and different organizations working in the direction of COVID reduction.

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