Volvo Group partners with Narayana Health to launch mobile clinic ‘Wellness on Wheels’

01 May 2023 | News

To initiate the culture of preventive healthcare while reaching out to economically weaker and under-served sections in the country

Swedish multinational manufacturing corporation Volvo Group has built an advanced mobile community clinic, ‘Wellness on Wheels’ in partnership with Narayana Health to provide free community screening and medical services in rural parts of Karnataka as well as in other states of the country.

‘Wellness on Wheels’ was recently inaugurated jointly by Martin Lundstedt, President & CEO, Volvo AB along with Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman Narayana Health in presence of Kamal Bali, President and MD, Volvo Group India along with a team of doctors from Narayana Health and Volvo Group Officials in Bengaluru.

The mobile clinic has been specially customised and equipped with advanced screening equipment for detecting cancer, heart ailments along with non-invasive diagnostic tools, such as ultrasound, ECG, and X-Ray machines.

To enable telemedicine and consultation with experts at the base Narayana Health hospital in Bangalore, this vehicle is Wi-Fi enabled and provided with high tech laptops, specially configured for doctors, to facilitate remote communication and to get expert advice on-the-go. 42 feet long, specially designed spacious medical container has a diagnostic lab and a chemical toilet fitted with air conditioners and is independently powered by the on-board generator and inverter. The vehicle is provided with canopies and chairs for patients in-waiting

‘Wellness on Wheels’ is built on a state-of-the-art Volvo Prime mover FM 4x2, fitted with automated I-shift transmission coupled with sophisticated medical equipment. In addition to a range of active and passive safety features, the vehicle has air suspension and ABS brakes for a vibration-free ride to protect the sensitive medical equipment on-board.


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