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Tirupati: Donations pour in for BIRRD Ortho Hospital
Donations are pouring in for TTD-run BIRDD (Balaji Institute of Surgery, Research and Rehabilitation for the Disabled) ortho hospital in Tirupati enabling it to provide free and sophisticated treatment for the poor and needy patients.
Tirupati: Donations are pouring in for TTD-run BIRDD (Balaji Institute of Surgery, Research and Rehabilitation for the Disabled) ortho hospital in Tirupati enabling it to provide free and sophisticated treatment for the poor and needy patients.
In recent times, contributions have been made by several organisations and individuals to BIRRD. The list of donors include the Noida, New Delhi based Dharampal Satyapal Ltd, has provided Rs 3.38 crore worth of sophisticated CT scan while the RS Brothers, Hyderabad has donated Rs 1.3 crore worth latest X-ray machine.
The Pitchammai Educational and Charitable Trust, Hyderabad has presented a mobile X-ray machine worth Rs 54 lakh and Chennai-based Sri Vardhaman Jain has donated Rs 54 lakh worth Echo
machine and 4 ECG equipment worth Rs 6 lakh.
Similarly, the Hyderabad-based Tech Mahindra Foundation has donated Rs 80 lakh worth Oxygen Generation Plant while Chennai-based Sri Talent Pro India HR Pvt Ltd. Institute has constructed Rs 21.44 lakh worth 13 kg cryogenic storage tank.
The donors are being attracted by the yeomen services of TTD hospitals to provide free medication to the poor patients.
Prominent medical professionals have been responding to the call of TTD and doing free surgeries and medical consultations at the BIRRD and other TTD-run hospitals improving facilities in a big way adding more to the patients flow from various states.
The TTD-run hospital is providing a wide range of ortho problems, performing annually nearly 10,000 surgeries while 500 are treated as outpatients daily, according to its special officer Dr R Reddappa Reddy.