Hyderabad: The Hyderabad city based NGO, Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Relief Foundation Trust (BMJRFT) achieves a record of 10 lakh Dialysis from its 8 centers (7 centers in Hyderabad and one in Jangaon).
With this it has created the world record of achieving 10 lakh dialysis in 10 years, hence it has decided to organize rededication function to achieve another 10 lakh dialysis in 5 years on November 13. Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, IT and Industries, K. Tarak Rama Rao will grace the function.
Informing this to press persons, the Chairman of the Trust P.C. Parakh, Trustees Gautam Chand and other said that the Trust founded by 16 likeminded jain friends offering dialysis at Rs. 300 as against Rs. 1200 to Rs.3,000 charged in Corporate Hospitals. It was started 12 years ago and now has become a very big humanitarian service being talked across the world. At 8 centers and 5 associate hospitals it has 180 dialysis machines doing close to 500 dialysis sessions every day.
The subsidized dialysis is offered at King Koti District Hospital, Mahavir Hospital, Ramdev Rao Hospital, Kukatpally, Gurunanak Medical Centre, Gurudwara Secunderabad, Zoi Hospital, Attapur, Challa Hospital, Ameerpet, Indo-US Hospital, Malakpet and Community Health Center, Aler.
Besides subsidized dialysis, BMJRFT also provides injections required maintaining hemoglobin and iron levels at prices that are very affordable. It has been supplying 14000 injections a month. These essential injections include Erythropoietin, Iron Sucrose, Levocarnitine and Dialysis kit.
Erythropoietin 4K is provided at Rs. 160 against Rs. 1,890 MRP offering 91 per cent subsidy and Erythropoietin 10K at Rs. 520 at subsiding 75 per cent instead of its MRP at Rs. 2167, Iron Sucrose is given at Rs. 50 against Rs. 301 at 85 percent subsidized price, Levocarnitine at Rs. 50 as against Rs. 159 MRP subsidizing 69 per cent. The dialysis kit is provided at 62 per cent concessional cost at Rs. 680 as against the MRP of 1800.
Considering the increasing demand for treatment and to reduce travel time for patients, the Trust has decided on 3 more centers in Hyderabad and it is providing technical support to 14 NGOs in the country.
During the Corona pandemic, when many private hospitals stopped providing dialysis services, all the centers worked without interruption to ensure that no patient lost life due to denial of treatment, they said.