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Kumbh Mela: Nayati Healthcare to set up 40-bedded medical unit

Nayati Healthcare has collaborated with Tata Memorial Hospital, Biocon and the UP government in ultimately transforming the Kumbh Mela into a tobacco-free zone

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Committed to providing world-class healthcare to patients of Tier 2 and 3 cities in India, Nayati Healthcare has set up a free ‘Aarogya Mandir’ of 40-bedded medical unit to address the healthcare needs of devotees at Kumbh Mela.

Located at Sector -7 in the mela area, the medical unit ‘Aarogya Mandir’ will comprise a 20-bedded general ward, 10-bedded HDU (Critical Care) and 10-bedded Emergency unit. It will be a multi-specialty unit where, apart from common ailments, patients with serious illnesses, such as heart diseases, will be provided medical care. Additionally, the medical unit is equipped with cancer screening facilities. The unit will also have specialists for gastro, orthopaedics, critical care and cardiology amongst others. Additionally, emergency services will be available round-the-clock and a full -time pharmacy is set up inside the ‘Aarogya Mandir’, providing free medicines as prescribed by the doctors. The medical unit is also organising for free physiotheraphy for the devotees.

Niira Radia, Chairperson, Nayati Healthcare, said, "Serving in the Kumbh is, indeed, a blessing for all of us. Our aim has been to serve the people by providing them with world-class healthcare services, which we started at Badrinath Dham in 2012. In addition to the hospitals in Mathura and Agra, we are continuously striving to deliver the best healthcare to the people through our outreach programmes in other parts of western Uttar Pradesh. Soon, we will have a tertiary-care hospital and run medical outreach programme for the communities residing in eastern Uttar Pradesh."

In sync with the state government’s decision of making Uttar Pradesh a tobacco-free state, Nayati Healthcare is collaborating with Tata Memorial Hospital, Biocon and the UP government in ultimately transforming the Kumbh Mela into a tobacco-free zone.

Consequently, an oral cancer centre has been set up at the Nayati Aarogya Mandir – a 40-bed free medical camp in the Kumbh area – with advanced equipment for accurately screening and detecting lesions that indicate potential oral cancer. Nayati’s medical teams are also informing devotees about the serious health hazards of tobacco. Persons screening positive will then be referred to Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital – the best regional cancer in Prayagraj. The patients with complicated cases are being referred to Nayati Medicity, Mathura. Nayati Centre for Oncology is a part of National Cancer Grid under Tata Trust.

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