Bangalore (India) – January 06, 2022 – Right to Live, a NGO working on transforming lives through quality education and healthcare, today handed over a mobile clinic on a van to Dr Sunil Kumar Hebbi to help expand his mobile clinic service. The Maruti Suzuki Eeco Ambulance van, sponsored by Wipfli LLP, contains Primary Health Care equipment to facilitate the primary treatment of the underprivileged in and around Bangalore. The event was attended by senior executives from Wipfli India, Right to Live, and Dr Sunil Hebbi.
The funds for the Mobile Clinic was provided by Wipfli Foundation and the employees of Wipfli LLP as part of their Covid Relief efforts in India. In association with Wipfli, Right To Live is equipping the health infrastructure in rural Public Health Centers (PHCs) and Government hospitals with much needed medical equipments, and also providing financial relief to the underprivileged students affected by Covid. Right To Live has donated the Mobile Clinic to Dr Sunil Hebbi to strengthen his primary health care efforts to the urban and rural poor, and also to face the upcoming Covid waves.
Dr Sunil Hebbi is currently providing his yeoman service by converting his old car into a Mobile Clinic that patients could reach with just a phone call. With this new advanced Mobile Clinic, Dr Hebbi wishes to expand the service to remote places in and around Bangalore where there are no proper primary healthcare facilities available. Dr Hebbi says, "When poor patients can't go to doctors, doctors must go to them". With this lofty ideal, he aims to promote health awareness and also bring a voice to "RIGHT TO LIVE" for the poor.
Speaking on occasion, Mr Sumanth Padival, Director of Wipfli India, said, "Given the poor situation of the primary health infrastructure in the rural areas and slums of Bangalore, alternative methods of service delivery is much needed. This mobile clinic approach can ensure that the health services reach the doorsteps of the people residing in remote areas that are largely un-served and underserved."
Mr Raghuram Kote, Founder Trustee of Right to Live (Kote Foundation), said, "Partnering with Wipfli reaffirms our belief that community service must be integrated with sustainable business strategy. We are confident that Wipfli's support on Covid Relief Programs coupled with our vision to improve the well-being of underprivileged children will converge for the greater good of our communities."
About Right to Live: Right To Live brings together corporates, philanthropists, volunteers, donors, not for profits, government agencies, and service providers with the sole purpose of transforming lives through quality education and health. Right To Live is a Kote Foundation initiative and is a Registered Trust under Section 12 A of Indian Income Tax Act, 1961 with 80 G tax exemption and is FCRA compliant. Right to Live has partnered with many global MNCs to help students from low-income families by providing laptops, scholarships, career counselling, one-on-one mentoring, and covering treatment costs for serious ailments. Over the last decade, Right To Live has positively impacted over 20000 people's lives. To learn more about the causes and donation drives, visit www.righttolive.org
About Wipfli:With more than 100,000 clients and 3,000 associates, Wipfli ranks among the global top 20 accounting and business consulting firms. Wipfli helps business firms achieve their goals with imagination, discipline and a process that delivers results today while anticipating tomorrow's demands. Giving back to the communities is a fundamental part of the Wipfli culture. Wipfli Foundation’s charity and donation-matching program support community service to create a lasting, positive impact in many people's lives. To know more about Wipfli, visit www.wipfli.com
About Dr Sunil Hebbi: Dr Hebbi left the role as a Doctor in a renowned hospital in 2011 to help the rural people identify health issues and treat them at their doorstep. As the Founder of Matru Siri Foundation, he provides free Health services by organizing medical camps in vulnerable areas. He has served more than 700+ medical camps in villages and treated more than 70,000 poor people. During the recent devastating pandemic, more than 200 Covid patients were treated at their homes for free of cost. Visit www.matrusiri.in to know more.
Previous Press Coverages about Dr Hebbi during the second wave:
Deccan Herald: https://www.deccanherald.com/city/meet-bengalurus-mobile-doctor-who-attends-to-patients-in-need-986387.html
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