Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Gottikere Village, Tumkur Dist. Karnataka on 6th October, 2013
Wienerberger’s free Medical camp (From May 2013 to August 2013, The Wienerberger Medical camps have treated over 1033 patients...)
Wienerberger India in collaboration with Karuna Trust, organized a Pediatric health camp on 30/06/13 in Gottikere rural health clinic. Before conducting this health camp we conducted an IEC programme, wherein parents were explained about frequently occurring diseases in children and awareness about how to prevent such disease with proper care & hygiene. The programme also focused on the importance of breast feeding and immunization.
A total of 47 children have received medical care at the camp, 25 of them being girls.
Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Gottikere Village, Tumkur Dist. Karnataka on 29th September, 2013
On 29th September of 2013, a special medical camp focussed on Women's Health had been jointly organized by Wienerberger & Karuna Trust. Dr.Shamalamma, a practising gynecologist, treated over 58 patients from in and around the gottikere village.
Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Yeliyur, May 22nd, 2011
A Mega Health Camp was held at Yeliyur village in Kunigal Taluk on 22nd of May 2011. The camp was conducted by Karuna Trust in association with and Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur. The camp began with a formal function inaugurated by the Management of Weinerberger and Karuna Trust along with doctors of Siddhartha Medical College. The representatives of Yeliyur village and the people also participated in the inaugural function.
A 15 member specialist team included OBG surgeons, Ophthalmologists, General Physicians, Dermatologists and Dentists. Paramedical staff included nurses, ANMs, pharmacists, lab technicians and Ophthalmic Assistants. The camp was held in the High School premises of Yeliyur PHC. Over 170 villagers got benefited from this activity.
Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Magadi, December 19th, 2012
Wienerberger annually conducts a medical camp at different locations. So far Wienerberger has reached out to over 1500 people in these camps. The company strives to take up causes that need to be addressed regularly and works for numerous CSR causes.
In 2012, we conducted a Free medical camp in Thippasandra village (Magadi Taluk) and around 411 patients from the village benefited from this activity.
The free medical camp which was held at the Government High School in Thippasandra village, was conducted under the supervision of 16 doctors from various disciplines of medicine in association with the Siddhartha Medical College funded by the Karuna Trust.
The full day camp saw patients of various age groups with ailments ranging from diabetes, heart ailments, gynecological disorders to skin diseases, ENT, ophthalmologic and even dental problems. Patients were examined for each ailment by respective doctors and provided free prescription drugs.
Special attention was also given to children in the pediatrics section of the medical camp.
CSR activitites towards Society & Environment
Wienerberger facilitates Labour Welfare Card for Construction Workers, 18th June, 2012
Wienerberger India facilitated Labour Welfare Cards for several Brick Masons and construction workers as part of their corporate social responsibility initiative. We facilitate through CSR initiative to the members of Wienerberger Brick Club to avail Labour Welfare card from the Government.
Joint Secretary and CEO, Labour Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Mr.Vasanth Kumar Hitangi and Member of Labour Welfare, Mr. K. L.Mohan Rao, issued the Labour Welfare cards to several masons in this occasion.
The Labour Welfare card facilitates workers to avail easily of the benefits offered by the Government of Karnataka for addressing the health and hospitalization of construction workers. Apart from medical and hospitalization expenses, accidents on sites, disability and death are also dealt with, where adequate compensation is given to the immediate family in the latter two cases.
The Wienerberger Brick Club offers the opportunity for Masons and other construction workers to interact in an informal forum, providing them opportunities for training, on the best construction practices besides addressing their concerns. All masons who attended the seminar received training on safety at construction sites by experts.