Dialysis unit dedicated to people of A &N Islands

Port Blair, June 20: Rotary tanker (Tamilnad Kidney Research) foundation dialysis unit was today symbolically dedicated to the people of the islands by Rotary International President Elect Shekhar Mehta virtually from Kolkatta in the virtual presence of Rotary District governors of Kolkatta, Chennai, Australia, Pillar Hospital management, Port Blair, members of tanker foundation and members of Rotary Club of Guindy& Rotary Club of Port Blair at the pillar hospital today the 20th of June, 2021.

This 6 bedded facility has been established at a cost of 45 lacs consisting of 6 high end Dialysis machines, RO plant, generator, furnitures, related civil infrastructure  and has been donated fully by the rotary foundation under its global grant project  spearheaded by Rotary club of Guindy  with contribution from Rotary Club of Port Blair and Rotary clubs in Australia, Malaysia & Mauritius.

The facility will be run under the technical supervision of tanker foundation and pillar hospital and will be formally opened to the public by July, 2021 at a subsidised rate to cover the operational and consumable costs, for chronic kidney disease patients.

With the operationalising of this facility shortly a much needed health infrastructure to augment the facility available with the government will be available for the benefit of the islanders.

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