26 October 2021 | News
The initiative will provide better care to children from 117 aspirational districts in India
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) announced a CSR partnership with the National Society for Childhood Cancer CanKids KidsCan to achieve access to care for children from 117 aspirational sistricts of India. BHEL will utilise its CSR fund to help children with cancer from the 117 most developmentally challenged districts.
This September during the Childhood Cancer Awareness Month out of 117 districts, CanKids together with state govt authorities organised car rallies in 12 districts from six states which include Punjab (Moga and Ferozpur), Uttar Pradesh (Bahraich and Balrampur), West Bengal (Birbhum and Nadia), Bihar (Gaya, Vaishali and Muzaffarpur), Tamil Nadu (Virudhunagar and Ramanathapurãm) and Gujarat (Dohad).
Dr Nalin Shinghal, CMD, BHEL said, "CanKids is doing yeoman service for cancer-afflicted children, encompassing the entire spectrum of Childhood Cancer Care. Together, we hope this Access2Care for childhood cancer ADP project will emerge as a best practice patient-centred healthcare success story from these 117 districts.”