Health Minister K K Shylaja to Open HLL’s ‘Hindlabs Diagnostics Centre and Specialty Clinic’
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister K K Shylaja will inaugurate the HLL’s Hindlabs Diagnostics Centre and Specialty Clinic here on September 7.
The Health Minister will also inaugurate the Vaccine unit at the centre. The Minister will also distribute free health check-up cards to autorickshaw and taxi drivers of the area which will enable them to get all basic blood tests done free of cost.
HLL Lifecare Ltd. (HLL), a Government of India enterprise, aims to bring high quality healthcare at low costs through the Hindlabs venture. In order to make accessible the service and to reach the people, Hindlabs plans to open around 20 satellite blood collection centres in and around Thiruvananthapuram in three months.
As part of the programme, Kadakampally Surendran, State Electricity and Devaswom Minister will inaugurate the Specialty OP Clinics and make the presidential address at the function.
Shashi Tharoor, the MP from Thiruvananthapuram, will open the Tele Radiology Hub. K Muraleedharan MLA will inaugurate the Hindlabs Pharmacy and Remya Ramesh S R, local Councillor will open the Satellite Blood Collection Centre.
R P Khandelwal, Chairman and Managing Director, HLL will deliver an introductory speech on the Hindlabs programme, which provides diagnostic services at hugely discounted rates for the benefit of poor and needy patients. Also present will be Dr. Babu Thomas, Director (Marketing), HLL and E A Subramanian, Director (Technical & Operations), HLL.
Located opposite the Medical College Hospital premises, the facility brings top doctors under one roof for its super specialty OPD services, which include General Medicine, Diabetology, ENT, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Orthopaedic clinics, which operate in two shifts from 9 am to 1 pm and from 4 pm to 8 pm.
The Vaccination centre at Hindlabs will make available vaccines for paediatric immunisation, as per the government’s Universal Immunisation Programme and the India Paediatric Association’s recommendations for the private sector.
The adult vaccination centre will have Pentavalent vaccine (DPT-Hepatitis B-Hib), Hepatitis B vaccine (paediatric and adult), Tetanus Toxoid vaccine and Rabies vaccine in the initial phase, followed by other vaccines recommended by the Indian Pediatric Association. The vaccination unit will function under the supervision of a registered paediatrician and supported by experienced nursing staff.
Hindlabs Tele Radiology service is one of the pioneer Tele Radiology services in India. It paves the way for radiologists to read images from remote locations round the clock
With a robust network of radiologists, the Hindlabs Tele Radiology service offers cost-effective reporting solutions to various public and private healthcare organisations in the country. In Kerala, government hospitals in Ernakulam, Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta; District Hospitals at Kanhangad, Tirur and Thrissur; Taluk Hospital at Thodupuzha, the Institute for Communicative and Cognitive Neuro Sciences, Palakkad and the Sagara Co-operative Hospital, Alappuzha, use the services.
Under the private sector, the Devamatha Hospital, Kuthattukulam; MarthomaHospital, Ranni; Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Science (SNIMS), Ernakulam; St. Thomas Scan Center, Kattanam; Valiath Institute of Medical Science (VIMS), Karunagappally and AB Scan Centre, Kayamkulam use Hindlabs Tele Radiology.