‘Health for All’ launched in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: The project ‘Health for All’ – to provide quality healthcare facilities at subsidised price in private health sector – was launched at Tagore Hall on Wednesday by the Rehabilitation Alliance Kashmir under the aegis of Batamaloo Traders Association in collaboration with Kashmir Clinics Batamaloo.
A statement issued by Rehabilitation Alliance Kashmir here said the noble joint venture is all set to make a landmark in the “glittering” mission ‘Health for All’.
According to the statement, KCCI president Javed Ahmad Tenga was the chief guest on the occasion while as Director Ramzana Hospital Dr Suhail Khanday, Director Ahmad Hospital Dr Asif Khanday, M D New City Hospital Altaf Hussain Beigh, senior social activist Zareef Ahmad Zareef and Chairman J&K State Cooperative Bank Muhammad Shafi, were the guests of honour.
The renowned educationist Prof Aga Ashraf Ali, who was the special guest on the occasion, unveiled the Senior Citizens Health Privilege Card.
The statement said, “Having put their experience, expertise, objective, facilities and the urge to render service for the ailing people, Abrar Ahmad Khan, president Rehabilitation Alliance; Peer Imtiyaz-ul-Hassan, chairman Rehabilitation Alliance; Waseem Afroz Khan, general secretary Rehabilitation Alliance; and award winning entrepreneur of North India, Dr Shakeel-ur-Rehman, Director Kashmir Clinics and New City Hospital conceived a concept, the aim and objective of which is to render quality healthcare facilities to the marginalised people of Kashmir in the most easy and affordable manner in private health sector.”
The aim is to contribute a humble pie towards the society by way of staying committed with the concept, the Alliance said.
Besides Kashmir Clinics; Ramzana Hospital Gogji Bagh, Ahmad Hospital Nowgam, and New City Hospital Tengpora are the empanelled hospitals for the mission ‘Health for All’.
“There are various discount cards that would be given to the needy and marginalised patients. The holders of these cards would be entitled to avail considerable discounts in laboratory investigations, imaging, medicines, surgical procedures in children and adults, dental procedures and pregnancy and LSCS,” the statement said. “Additionally, senior citizens health privilege card would provide all health related facilities to the ailing elderly on subsidized price.”