Infosys launches Lab Built on Wheels in Karnataka for mobile medical services

Infosys, through its philanthropic and CSR arm — Infosys Foundation, has launched ‘Lab Built on Wheels’ for providing mobile medical services in Karnataka.

With the help of four mobile laboratories, Infosys Foundation aims to deliver affordable diagnostic solutions and control the spread of communicable diseases mainly among the rural population of the south Indian state.

Infosys Foundation had inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rotary Bangalore Southwest Charitable Trust to support the mobile medical laboratories with a grant of INR 4 crores.

Infosys launches Lab Built on Wheels in Karnataka for providing mobile medical services

Infosys launches Lab Built on Wheels in Karnataka for providing mobile medical services. Photo courtesy of Infosys Limited.

According to Infosys, Rotary Bangalore Southwest Charitable Trust partnered with Saicorp Health Technologies (SHTPL) which had set up the mobile labs in compliance with BSL level 2 safety standards.

Each mobile lab under the Lab Built on Wheels has a medical unit, pharmacy, as well as a minimal invasive emergency care unit.

Krish Shankar — Infosys Foundation Executive Vice President and Infosys & Trustee Group HR Head said: “We have always embraced our responsibility to create a positive impact on the environment and the communities we work in.

“This is part of a continuous effort by Infosys Foundation to ensure that the underprivileged people in India have affordable, on-time access to clean, hygienic, and appropriate medical treatment and healthcare. We are grateful to the state government for their support and appreciation.”

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