Omega Healthcare to provide free vaccinations to the economically disadvantaged in Trichy
Trichy: Omega Healthcare Management Services has partnered with the Government of Tamil Nadu and Kauvery Hospital Heartcity to conduct a free mobile vaccination drive for the underprivileged people in the rural areas of Trichy. The initiative aims to reach the financially challenged and vulnerable group of people and help them combat COVID-19.
The initiative was inaugurated by Mr. Kannan Sugantharaman, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Omega Healthcare Management Services, Mr. Narayanan V – Senior Vice President and Trichy Location Head and Ms. Sunanda Rangarajan, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, along with the management of Kauvery Hospital Heartcity who included Dr. T. Senthilkumar, Executive Director, Kauvery Heartcity, Dr. R. Shanthi, Medical Administrator and Mr. Androse Nithiyadoss, General Manager.
Speaking of the collaboration Thiru. Ma. Subramanian-Minister for Health and Family Welfare-Tamil Nadu, said, “Our fight against COVID-19 is a united effort. While the government is doing all that is required, our goal to vaccinate the entire population in the state will certainly succeed with the help and support of responsible corporations like Omega Healthcare and Kauvery Hospitals. We thank and appreciate their gesture in partnering with us through this initiative.”
Mr. Kannan Sugantharaman, CFO-Omega Healthcare, said, “Vaccination is our only weapon against the deadly virus. Through this initiative, we are doing our bit to enable efficient access to vaccinations for the people in need and especially safeguard the vulnerable groups in our communities against COVID-19. We are happy to collaborate with the Government of Tamil Nadu and Kauvery Hospitals, and continue our CSR efforts on a larger scale.”
Dr. T. Senthilkumar, Executive Director from Kauvery Hospital Heartcity said: “We at Kauvery have taken various measures in disseminating the awareness on Covid-19 Vaccine to all the patients and we experience that people started volunteering themselves to have vaccines when they approach us for more clarifications on taking vaccine. Thanks to Tami Nadu Govt. for taking enormous efforts and initiatives towards eradication of COVID-19.”
With COVID-19 still being virulent and mutating, vaccination plays a huge role in overcoming this global pandemic. Earlier, Omega Healthcare has successfully conducted vaccination drives across its offices in Trichy, Bengaluru and Chennai. Vaccine doses were administered to the employees and their family members, in-house support staff as well as the neighborhood community of Omega’s offices.