Wockhardt Foundation Signs MoU with GAIL India for Vision 1000 Programme

Indore, MP India (PressExposure) September 24, 2011 -- Wockhardt Foundation plans a mobile healthcare infrastructure of 1000 units across India.

GAIL & Wockhardt Foundation launches 'Vision 1000' in MP & UP.

As part of its expansion plans, Wockhardt Foundation is looking at signing strategic alliances with companies across private and public sectors to join hands as partners for its Vision 1000 programme on a pan-India basis. As part of this overall plan, Wockhardt Foundation has entered into a strategic alliance by signing an MoU with India's No. 1 Natural Gas transmission Company, GAIL (India) Ltd. According to this alliance,the two partners will jointly launch Vision 1000 healthcare programme in two Indian States - Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Wockhardt Foundation through its Vision 1000 aims to provide free primary healthcare at the doorstep of the poor families in rural and remote India through a pan-India network of mobile healthcare units. GAIL India has its major installations in these two States.

The roll-out of the programme in these two States will commence from the first week of October 2011. Through this mobile healthcare outreach programme in Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh both the partners would enable free primary healthcare aid to nearly 135,000 patients annually in Madhya Pradesh & approximately 90,000 patients in Uttar Pradesh.

Commenting on the partnership with GAIL, Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, CEO & Inspiration, Wockhardt Foundation said, "Having successfully launched Vision 1000 across Gujarat, Orissa & various parts of Maharashtra, it has now become imminent that we put the programme's expansion on a fast-track. Our partnership with GAIL provides us a like-minded partner to aid in the expansion of Vision 1000. Through this strategic collaboration with GAIL, we are expanding the programme in two key States; Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Over the next one year we aim to further expand this programme across other States of the country."

As part of its Vision 1000 expansion plan, over the next 5 years Wockhardt Foundation plans to have a network of 1000 mobile healthcare units spread across the length and breadth of the Indian sub-continent. The pan-India expansion will help Wockhardt Foundation reach-out to nearly 25 million poor people with free healthcare services across the country.

About Wockhardt Foundation: Wockhardt Foundation is a national, secular, non-profit organization engaged in human welfare and social service activities. It is headed by its inspiration - the noble philanthropist, inspiring thinker, voracious writer, and spell-binding orator Huzaifa Khorakiwala. Wockhardt Foundation is a three part movement of human values, social awakening and social development carried on by its Warriors. The Warriors take the following pledge "I am humbled to be a warrior. I will work towards the upliftment of the poor, weak, & needy".

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