Bangalore, April 9, 2017: Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, partnered with Begur Residents for the launch of “Beautiful Begur Initiative”. It is a community initiative by the residents of Begur and neighbouring areas with around 20+ Resident Welfare Associations (RWA’s), coming together to achieve and make Begur a better place to live. This is being supported by Fortis Hospital, Bangalore under its community connect initiative. The campaign was conducted between 6:30am to 11:00am at Megha School, Begur Main Road, Bangalore.
The event was inaugurated by Shri. M. Krishnappa, MLA, BJP, South Bangalore and other dignitaries from Fortis Hospitals were also present at the occasion.
As the first step forward, the series of events and campaigns started on Sunday April 8, with engaging the community via Cycling, Marathon, Walkathon and Petathon, Aadhar Card Registration, Voter ID registration, Free health camp and diabetic check from Fortis Hospital for all of the 20+ RWA’S.
Dr. Manish Mattoo, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospitals said, “Every year at the onset of summers we have seen a spurt in Infectious diseases and viral infections. Awareness and timely consultation with the doctor can help control such outbreaks. Personal hygiene backed by community hygiene measures like proper sewage disposal and supply of safe drinking water are imperative for us to become a healthier city. An initiative like this resonates well with our philosophy of connecting with our community and addressing their healthcare needs.
About Fortis Healthcare Limited
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 45 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and over 330 diagnostic centres.