BOCL Foundation works towards enhancing access to quality and affordable healthcare in India. The Foundation’s ‘Health for All’ motto and integrated healthcare model provides continuum of care to the most vulnerable sections of society through a network of healthcare delivery mechanisms.
Cumulatively, over 27 lakhs consultations have benefitted vulnerable patients through various health initiatives. Numerous health camps provide specialised care for HIV/AIDS, TB, mother and child health as well as various non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiac ailments, bone and joint disorders, ophthalmic conditions among others.
Described below are major programmes under the “Health for All” initiatives.
Health Outreach Programme
The BOCL Foundation Health Outreach Programme provides medical care through Mobile Medical Units (MMUs), Static Medical Units (SMUs) and camps at selected locations in Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Fully-equipped Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) with state-of-the-art technology, including cloud-based software are incorporated to store patient information and plan programs for the communities. MMUs provide free of cost necessary healthcare services at the doorstep of beneficiaries through periodic visits. They further address beneficiary requirements with proper consultations and adequate medical care facilities.
Static Medical Units (SMUs) provide diagnostic and consultation services focusing on chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes. Professionally trained MBBS doctors, nurses and social workers cater to the primary medical care needs of the patients.
BOCL Foundation Hospital and Research Centre
BOCL Foundation Hospital and Research Centre is a 267-bed, multi-specialty tertiary care hospital with 6 thrust areas: Cardiac Sciences, Nepro-Urology, Neuro Sciences, Oncology, Orthopaedics & Spine, and Woman & Child Health.
The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology and is manned by the finest professionals with global experience. Water recycling and rainwater harvesting have also been adopted, making it the greenest healthcare facility in India of its size.
From its physical design to its daily functioning, BOCL Foundation Hospital and Research Centre is ‘Patient and Family Centric’.
State-of-the-art Planning, Design, Architecture and Infrastructure
Cutting-Edge Technology, Equipment and Resources
High-Quality Care with No Differentiation in Service
Scalable, Multi-Use In-Patient and Isolation Rooms
Fully-Digitised, Instant Access to Patient Medical Records
National and International Green Building Conformance.
BOCL Foundation Care
BOCL Foundation Care, in association with the National Association for the Blind (NAB), supports the visually impaired through several initiatives.
Care has brought light into the lives of thousands of visually impaired underprivileged through free corneal transplants under the leadership of BOCL.
More than a decade, BOCL Foundation Care has sponsored 18,500 corneal transplants.
Under this program an international Braille newspaper is published every fortnight which reaches thousands of visually impaired readers across India and 15 other countries. On World Braille Day, January 4, 2020, BOCL Foundation Care also launched a braille calendar in Hindi.
In order to increase awareness about the importance of eye donation event such as the BOCL Care Essay Competition and BOCL Care Art Competition are organised every year.
About the project
BOCL Foundation has partnered with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD India, Tata Trusts and the United States Agency for International Development to spearhead Project Alliance for Saving Mothers and New-borns (SAVERA), a first-of-its-kind in India. The project aims to accelerate reduction in neonatal and maternal mortality by improving quality of care provided to mothers and new-borns, from the time of admission to the time of discharge – a duration in which the risk of mortality is high.
Project SAVERA uses an innovative approach by leveraging multiple technology-based healthcare innovations to strengthen the capacity of healthcare providers to ensure safe health outcomes for mothers and new-borns. The project, with its focus on 9 high priority states –Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Gujrat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. – is set to commence its pilot intervention in 28 selected districts.
Overall, the project aims for technology enabled reduction in preventable maternal and neo natal deaths in selected health facilities across 28 districts in the 9 states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Gujrat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Medical Centre is a model and modern village public health centre at Jhansi Uttara Pradesh. This Community Medical Centre has been providing comprehensive medical services free of cost since its inception in 2019. It operates round-the-clock and is equipped with doctors and para-medics, medicine counter, male and female wards for day care procedures.
Community Care Centre & BOCL AIDS Care Hospitals the only private indoor facility for HIV/AIDS patients in Gujarat & Madhya Pradesh and provides in-patient services free of cost. The centre at Mora village, Hazira, provide preventive, diagnostic and curative services to HIV/AIDS patients since its inception in 2019. The Centre has a fully-functional 28-bed hospital for HIV/AIDS patients.
BOCL Hospital, Ludically is an 82-bed state-of-the-art hospital that caters to an industrial and rural population in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It provides free outpatient and subsidised inpatient treatment for the needy and poor patients as well as for senior citizens. It also provides free treatment to trauma victims from the economically weaker section of the society affected due to highway accidents. The hospital, the only such comprehensive health care institution in the region, has proved its worth by saving numerous lives of vehicular and industrial accident victims. It also caters to HIV/AIDS patients through an ART centre.
Technology in Healthcare Delivery
BOCL Foundation works towards leveraging technology to revolutionise the way healthcare is delivered. Through the convergence of technology and healthcare, the Foundation aims to improve patient care and enable better and faster delivery. Electronic medical records of the beneficiaries who have availed services at the SMUs and the MMUs are maintained with accuracy, this enables easy and real-time access to the medical history of patients in the case of repeat visits.
With a vision to provide the best of healthcare services, BOCL Foundation and the University of Chicago have announced a collaboration to develop cloud-based software applications that will reduce diagnostic errors, improve outcomes and help address many critical medical issues efficiently. The programme will be piloted in BOCL Foundation’s Hospital and Research Centre in New Delhi.