Hyderabad, December 24, 2023: Hyderabad-based NGO Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Relief Foundation Trust (BMJRFT) achieves a record 13.72 lakh Dialysis and creates yet another world record for performing the most dialysis by a Social Organisation. It crossed the one million dialysis milestone on 14th October 2021 and is now 13, 72,798.
Other achievements at a glance include giving 9,64, 154 Erythropoietin Injections; Iron Injections 5,22,120; and Ocarnit Injections 3,49,107 at subsided prices during this 14-year journey. It has supported 6,986 patients so far. The patients supported with medicines are 8,812.
To mark the occasion, it has today replaced 24 Dialysis Machines at Mahavir Hospital & Research Centre and 12 Dialysis Machines at Ramdevrao Hospital, Kukatpally with the most advanced dialysis machines. These dialysis machines are meant for subsidised dialysis for patients, who need to pay just Rs 300/- as against Rs 1200/- to 3000/- charged in corporate hospitals.
These new machines were donated by philatelists. They cost on the whole Rs 2.52 crore to the donors. The trust provides dialysis services to more than 1300 patients in the twin cities every month. As of November 2023, the trust has done 1372798 Dialysis sessions. And saved well over INR 109 crore for the patients.
It has installed 215 machines at various Mahavir dialysis centres during the past 14 years.In a function held on Sunday morning at Mahavir Hospital & Research Centre, A C Guards, Masab Tank, Hyderabad rededication of the 36 machines was done.
The function was graced by PC Parakh, Chairman of BMJRFT and Guests of Honor Shri Mahender Ranka, Chairman - of Mahavir Hospital; Shri Gautam Pokarna Chairman - of Pokarna Group; Shri Shiv Prakash Bansal Philanthropist Industrialist and Shri Mahender Choradia Philanthropist & Industrialist