Recent & Allied Activities

WORK DONE BY RHCF TILL DATE

Starting from 2007 till December 2017, 1788678 patients have been treated in the eighteen primary health care centres. Besides catering to varied basic healthcare problems, our centres arrange cataract surgeries in association with Rotary Eye Hospitals. 9334 successful Cataract surgeries have taken place thus far and 411 Cleft lip/palate surgeries for children have been conducted free of cost in association with Smile Train Foundation at CMRI, Kolkata. Till date, 39738 spectacles have been distributed among needy patients. Furthermore, to support the poor, needy and physically challenged patients, about 150 Wheelchairs have been distributed, along with 9270 blankets.


OTHER ALLIED ACTIVITIES

Our 19th centre, a rural unit was opened at Helan in Hooghly district on December 30, 2017. Alike other rural unit of RHCF, this unit too offers healthcare service and week long free medicines to patients under general medicine, optometry, dentistry and homeopathy. It currently runs five and half days a week (Wednesday-Sunday) from 9 AM-5 PM and on Monday from 9 AM-1 PM; Tuesday (closed). This centre is sponsored by Shr. Shiw Ratan Mundhra and supported by Sita Devi Malhotra Charitable Trust (SDMC Trust).


Our 18th centre, a rural unit was opened at Kalinaryanpur in Nadia district on August 23, 2017, sponsored by Sita Devi Malhotra Charitable Trust (SDMC Trust). It is functional five and half days a week (Wednesday-Sunday) from 9 AM-5 PM and on Monday from 9 AM-1 PM; Tuesday (closed). Alike other rural unit of RHCF, this unit offers healthcare service and week long free medicines to patients under general medicine, optometry, and homeopathy. People can avail its services at a nominal amount of Rs.70 as in the other centres.


Our 17th centre, an urban unit was opened at Haraharitala in Harinavi on July 25, 2017. This centre is sponsored by South Winds. It is functional 6 days a week (Tuesday-Sunday) from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM; Monday (closed). This unit offers healthcare service and week long free medicines to patients under general medicine, dentistry and optometry.


Promotion of Hygiene: In our effort to help women and promote hygiene, RHCF has taken up a pilot project of installing sanitary napkin vending machines at two of our urban healthcare units; Chetla and Jyotish Roy Road. Through these vending machines we provide sanitary napkins at an affordable price.


The 5th urban centre, Regent Park Unit was established on 15th January 2015. Everyday, it is functional from 8 am to 10 am and people can avail its services at a nominal amount of Rs.20 as in the other centres. Like the others, it provides us with Allopathy and an Eye department.


Beginning April ’15, RHCF has launched a door-to-door medicine collection drive, where our volunteers motivate people to donate unused, unexpired medicines lying in their homes to the poor and needy. The purpose of this campaign has been to both collect medicines to donate to the poor through our primary health care centres locate din rural areas, as well as educate people on the dangers associated with the improper disposal of expired medicines.


A Free Medical Camp was arranged at the Jyotish Roy Road centre, Kolkata on 21st July, 2014 in association with N.H. Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences. Four doctors from this esteemed medical institute namely Cardiologist, ENT Specialist, Gynaecologist and Child Specialist attended several patients for three hours in the morning and medicines were also provided free of cost.
RHCF participating in a workshop named "A Training Workshop for NGOs’ in Kolkata: Fundraising through Crowd funding and CSR Partnerships" which is arranged by NGOBOX in association with KOLKATA GIVES in June, 2014. It was quite a learning experience and all the NGOs attached with KOLKATA GIVES actively participated as well.
A dental department has been launched in the Jyotish Roy Road Clinic on April, 2014 and the Eye Department has also been improved.