Surgical Avenue, one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of hospital furniture in the city, has donated 100 multi-speciality beds to Voluntary Healthcare Services (VHS) and launched a blood donation drive on Sunday. Indian cricketer Murali Vijay was the chief guest of the event.
Round Table 123 and Rotary Club of Madras were also a part of the noble cause. The blood donation camp in which 300+ participated and took place from 10 am to 2 pm.
The multi-speciality beds have all the features, with the most useful feature being the commode attached with a flush and basin to help the elderly and bed ridden patients manage themselves without help.
“The health sector is still lagging behind in terms of infrastructure. Donations like these are necessary for the betterment of healthcare scene in the city and also to inspire others to do the same. We have previously helped numerous hospitals with infrastructure through our CSR activities and are looking forward to helping more in the future,” said Abhishek Jain, Director, Surgical Avenue.
He further added – Previously, Surgical Avenue donated multi specialty beds to the Adyar Cancer Institute and also played an active role in the Chennai 2015 flood relief by supplying medicines and oxygen for free in Tamil Nadu and deploying a special team for rescue in the affected areas.
Among the renowned people who attended the event were Srinivasa Raja, Adyar Ananda Bhavan Hotels, Actor Vasanth Ravi, Ravi Vasanth,Vasanth Bhavan hotels, Anand Ravi, Vasanth Bhavan, Nalli Kupusamy,Nalli Silks, Sam Paul, Lawyer-Politician and Raja, Sangeeta Hotels.