Bengaluru: HCL Foundation (HCLF), the CSR arm of HCL Technologies Ltd with its Bangalore-based NGO partner The Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action (SOCHARA) today, handed over 11 High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) machines essential for COVID-19 treatment to Government of Karnataka, at the Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare’s Office, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
HCLF’s support is aimed at complementing the State’s efforts to increase and enhance COVID-19 care facilities. HCL Foundation and SOCHARA teams’ hand over the medical equipment to Dr. Sudhakar, Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grapple the world, HCL, through all its entities, has significantly ramped up its efforts to mitigate this humanitarian crisis. United in the fight against the virus, HCL Corporation, HCL Technologies, HCL Foundation and all HCL entities are working with urgency, moving swiftly across geographies, to reach populations most at risk.
With a skilled workforce and a dedicated on-ground team, HCL Foundation’s COVID response strategy encompasses the three pillars of RELIEF, RESTORATION, AND BUILD-BACK. Committed to collaborating with stakeholders across the spectrum, its endeavors scale wide and drill deep. Supporting government action in Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka, HCL is establishing and scaling innovative digital solutions, setting up integrated control centers and help lines. Through its wide network of NGO partners, HCL Foundation is reaching out to the most vulnerable populations, ensuring access to relevant information and essentials such as food, dry ration, masks, and sanitizers.
SOCHARA has promoted a people-centered paradigm for health and development, envisioned through a community health approach to public health problems since its inception in 1991. SOCHARA continues to participate and strengthen health movements in India and around the world, supporting and engaging with people, communities, professional bodies and governments for equitable health and development, towards the goal of ‘Health for All’.