Mohanlal | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Mollywood superstar Mohanlal has taken an effort to ensure beds with oxygen and ventilator support to 13 hospitals in Kerala amid the COVID crisis. He has made the announcement on the occasion of his birthday.
The superstar announced that ViswaSanthi Foundation, an organisation founded by him will arrange the critical infrastructure support including beds with oxygen and ventilator to the hospitals.
“Kerala and other parts of India are reeling under the devastating second wave of Covid-19, ViswaSanthi Foundation has stepped forward to arrange critical infrastructure support to the healthcare system fighting the pandemic. The Foundation has provided 3-fold support - 200+ beds with oxygen support, 10 ICU beds with ventilator systems as well as portable X-ray machines - to various hospitals in Kerala. ViswaSanthi is also providing support for the installation of Oxygen Pipeline to two wards and Triage ward of Kalamassery Medical College,” informed Mohanlal through his Facebook page.
ViswaSanthi Foundation has raised Rs 1.5 cr for the project in association with EY GDS and US Technologies.
13 hospitals including Kalamasserry Govt. Medical College, Indira Gandhi Co-operative Hospital in Kochi, SP Fort hospital in Thiruvananthapuram and Govt. Taluk hospital in Pattambi will be benefited from the project.