Yogesh Kumar Gupta, Plant HR Head - Ballabhgarh, Goodyear India , handing over critical equipment for the treatment of COVID-19 patients to Dr. Randeep Singh Poonia, Chief Surgeon, Civil Hosp
By TT News| Jan 15, 2021

Goodyear India supports COVID centres in Faridabad and Aurangabad

As part of its corporate social initiatives, Goodyear India is supporting Faridabad Civil Hospital and Government Medical College & Hospital in Aurangabad with personal protective and quarantine ward equipment.

 Americares India Foundation will help distribute this equipment and ensure that these are properly used at the facility.

Under this partnership, Goodyear India is donating critical equipment, including bedside ventilators, multipara monitors, pulse oximeters amongst others, to treat COVID-19 patients in both hospitals in Faridabad and Aurangabad.

Ashu Goel, Mfg Director, Goodyear South Asia Tyres, handing over critical equipment  to Dr. K A Yelikar, Dean, Government Medical College & Hospital, A’bad

The leading tyre making company is also helping the facility’s frontline staff by providing them with the critical personal protective gear such as PPE Kits, N95 Mask, 3 Ply masks and sanitisers.

Both Civil Hospital in Faridabad and Government Medical College & Hospital in Aurangabad are known and dedicated facilities for COVID-19 patients. A team of well-trained medical and non-medical staff and experienced technicians at both the hospitals have been working 24x7 to treat COVID -19 patients.

Sandeep Mahajan, MD, Goodyear India, “Goodyear’s support in these unprecedented times of Covid 19 will help strengthen the burdened public healthcare system. Our objective is to help enable a safer and healthier country. With the support of Americares India Foundation, we hope to make a difference to the community in and around us. These are indeed challenging times, and therefore, a collaborative and participatory approach is needed to address the challenges that this pandemic has unleashed upon us”.

Faridabad and Aurangabad have witnessed more than 45,000 and 48,000 COVID-19 cases, respectively. As a result, both the COVID-19 dedicated hospitals face huge patient burden and need critical equipment support on an urgent basis.

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