Monday, October 5, 2009

NRI Bihari Group donated Ambulance to Patna Hospital

Deputy Chief Minister Sri Sushil Kumar Modi who is also Chairman of the Bihar Foundation, Patna handed over the key of an ambulance which was donated by the Bihar Development Foundation (BDF), UK, to the Director of the hospital Dr. V. N. Prasad in a function organized at Patna on 24th September, 2009.

"The ambulance will be used for organizing health camps in various areas of Bihar," said Dr. Rajay Narain, the foundation Secretary, Manchester, UK.

Dr. Narain further informed that the Foundation recently took over the Karjain Health Centre in Supaul with the help of PRAYAS, an NGO, and the Government of Bihar, to provide basic health care facilities in the area.

An eye camp was organized by the Foundation last month during which 50 patients with cataract problem were operated upon completely free of charge.

The Foundation will soon launch a number of health programs to address problems related to hypertension, diabetes, and Heart Disease, Dr. Narain said.

The BDF, in the last few years, has organized several health camps and flood relief operations in Bihar.

The organization consists mainly of Biharis settled in the UK. Some of the active members are Prof. G. K. Verma, Dr. Ashok Pathak, Dr. Murli Sinha, Dr. Amit Kishore, Dr. Rajay Narain, Dr. Chhitij Mohan, Dr. Anurodh Bhawnani, Dr. S. M. S. Raza, and Dr. Vishwajeet Kumar.

The function was attended by a number of physicians including Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal (MP), Dr. Bimal Karak, BDF National Coordinator, Dr. B. B. Verma, Dr. Jaipuriyrar, Dr. A. S. B. Sahay, Dr. Anurag Verma and Mrs. Chanda Prasad.
Courtesy - Dr. Rajay Narain, Secretary, Bihar Development Foundation, UK

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