During the second wave of the pandemic in India, Huawei India provided CSR support to the Bengaluru-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) for the deployment of C- CAMP’s non-invasive ventilator and remote vitals monitoring machines in public health hospitals and facilities across Karnataka.
The collaborative action, according to the official statement, also aided in the deployment of
Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO and Director of C-CAMP, and Mr. Gilbert Nathan, AVP, Huawei India, handed over 15 HFNC CPAP oxygen treatment systems, 200 remote monitoring units, and 200 concentrators to Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Ashwath Narayan.
C-CAMP had previously secured CSR financing from Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) to install 110 oxygen concentrators in public healthcare facilities throughout Karnataka.
It has also secured a grant of over Rs 12 crore from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for anchoring and sponsoring a project to create four emergency hospitals with top COVID-19 care equipment.
Dr. Saiyed commented on the development, saying that C-CAMP has been collaborating with the state government on creating innovations to improve public healthcare infrastructure and access to high-quality treatment.
“As we start witnessing welcome signs of recovery in the second COVID-19 wave, it is important that we plan and provide for any future emergencies. Huawei’s partnership with C-CAMP is aimed at strengthening the resource availability for future medical requirements,” said Ramu Patchala, Executive Director, Huawei India.
“In association with C-CAMP, Huawei India AVP Nathan handed over 200 Oxygen concentrators to the Govt. These will be distributed equally between 40 constituencies. We also launched innovative solutions, developed by C-CAMP to tackle the COVID-19,” Dr. Ashwath Narayan C.N said in a statement.