Dialysis Unit for Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Sarvopachar Rugnalaya (General Hospital), Solapur
Precision Foundation recently got the infrastructure ready for starting a ‘Hemodialysis Unit’ at the General Hospital, Solapur and also donated 2 Hemodialysis machines with 3 years of comprehensive maintenance and consumables required for 100 dialysis patients.
The ‘A’ block at the General Hospital Solapur houses the department of Medicine. The infrastructure work for hemodialysis unit included repairs of a ward along with its toilet block where the general ward was shifted followed by repair work, flooring, false ceiling, complete electrification, construction of toilet block, fabricated shed for RO plant, plumbing lines, partitions for isolation rooms and painting of the general ward that has been converted into hemodialysis unit. The unit is now ready for 10 hemodialysis machines.
The Alumni Association of Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College (VMGMC) also contributed one hemodialysis machine, patient beds and RO plant.
The unit was handed over to VMGMC and Dept. of Medicine, General Hospital Solapur at the hands of Deputy DMER Maharashtra State, Padmashri Dr. Tatyarao Lahane and in the presence of Dr. Sunil Ghate, Dean Dr. VMGMC on 27th July 2018 and became functional with 3 hemodialysis machines.
This unit would be a lifesaving facility for cases of Acute Renal Injury admitted at the General hospital and also would help patients of Chronic Renal Failure under maintenance hemodialysis.
On January 8th, 2018, Precision Foundation organized a day-long workshop called ‘PRABODHAN’ which was attended by 625 teachers and administrators from the 101 schools of 81 villages; where e-learning tools have been provided by the Foundation in the last one and a half years.
The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Bharud, CEO of Solapur Zilla Parishad.The technical training sessions were under the guidance of Mr. Vishwas Yelnoorkar & Mr. Sandip Gund who helped teachers understand the innovative uses of Digital Classrooms. The non-technical session was conducted by Mr. Kamlakar Sawant, Centre head of Nandurga, who motivated the teachers on how to work towards progress of the students and the schools. There were presentations by Somnath Walke from ZP Primary School, Pargaon Jogeshwari and Rohit Suryakant Ubale & Ankush Ramchandra Kumbhar from ZP Primary School, Kamati Budruk, who have used the e-learning tools very innovatively at their respective schools and have created a model for other schools. The work shop was extremely beneficial for the teachers at large.
Voice of Voiceless Abhiyaan ‘Bolvadi Tarangan’ Opening Ceremony
On 28th September 2017, ‘Bolvadi Tarangan’, the speech therapy centre for deaf children at Shetphal, Dist. Solapur was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Yatin Shah & Dr. Suhasini Shah. The infrastructure of this centre has been supported by Precision Foundation. Mr. Yogesh Bhange and Mrs. Jayatai Bhange run this speech therapy centre under their Voice of Voiceless (VoV) project.
Currently 80+ deaf children are given speech therapy so that the children can attend normal schools and lead normal lives in future. The parents of these children are also involved in the process as they have to make sure the children practise it regularly.
While addressing the children and parents present for the opening ceremony, both Dr. Suhasini Shah and Mr. Yatin Shah urged them not to drop out and to continue with the therapy sessions to ensure brighter future for the children.