Aster DM Healthcare to provide 10,000 free medical investigations for the needy over next 1 year in India and GCC
To be run by Aster Volunteers, the initiative was announced on occasion of Aster DM Healthcare’s 34th Foundation Day
Bangalore: On the occasion of Aster DM Healthcare’s 34th Foundation Day, the organization has announced to donate 10,000 medical investigations in the next 1 year across India and GCC. The initiative, to be run by Aster Volunteers, the CSR arm of the organization, tackles the immediate need faced by many patients, underprivileged or under financial distress, in accessing much-needed medical investigation which would help them seek proper diagnosis and accurate treatment, but are deterred by high costs. This often leads to patients avoiding seeking the needed medical attention or late-stage diagnosis when the disease would have progressed to serious complications.
Speaking on the initiative Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare said, ‘‘We often come across many patients who require expensive investigations like CT Scans and MRIs for diagnosis of serious illnesses. Unfortunately, some of them are unable to carry out the investigations due to financial constraints. The sad part is that they could have been saved by the timely investigation with better treatment. This initiative will help such patients by providing high end investigations free of cost through Aster Volunteers.’’