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About 20 VSSA Project

Varishthajana Swasthya Sewa Abhiyan (VSSA) is a joint initiative of HelpAge India and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation LTD. (ONGC) to implement 20 Mobile Medicare Units (MMUs) across India under the ONGC Corporate Social Responsibility with the MOU dated 26th May 2010. ONGC has taken a bold step to reach out to those who were the teachers, the farmers, the freedom fighters and the ordinary people of yesteryears. Today India has a population of 90 million elderly of which many have no means of support. By this support ONGC hopes to make India's excluded elderly live out their years in comfort and dignity.

Varishthajana Swasthya Sewa Abhiyan (VSSA) project was officially launched on 27th April 2010 by Sh. Salman Khurshid, Hon’ble Minister of state (Independent Charge) for Corporate and Minority Affairs in the presence of Sh. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Sh. R.S. Sharma, CMD, ONGC, Dr. A.K. Balyan, Director (HR), ONGC, Sh. A.B. Chakravorty, GGM-Chief CSR and Mr. Mathew Cherian, Chief Executive, HelpAge India.

The project was extended for 12 months, from 26th May 2015 to 25th May 2016. ONGC has further approved the extension of MOU for a period of three Years; from 1st May 2016 to 30th April 2019.

As the name suggests the project is aimed at reaching out to the elderly population in the operational area who have limited or no access to healthcare delivery facilities either due to poor services by the existing healthcare facilities or in affordability due to lack of financial resources or other physical / mobility reasons.

The MMU free services for elderly includes Medical Consultation, Medicines, Basic Diagnostics test, Home care visits for bedridden elderly, Physiotherapy care, Organize Specialty Health Camps , Palliative care & Training and Health Education & Awareness in the community.

The MMU Team comprises of a Medical Consultant, a Social Protection Officer, a Nurse and a Driver
Today in India, we have an elderly population of more than 90 million of which many have no means of support and mainly to sustain their lives through medication and maintain healthy living.

About 11 VSSA Project

Varishthajana Swasthya Sewa Abhiyan (VSSA) is a joint initiative of HelpAge India and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation LTD. (ONGC) to implement 11 Mobile Medicare Units (MMUs) across India under the ONGC Corporate Social Responsibility with the MOU dated 22nd Nov 2016. MOU was signed for a period of three Years; from 22nd Nov 2016 to 21th Nov 2019. The agreement was signed to provide the basic essential Medicare to poor and needy elderly population and other vulnerable citizens’ irrespective of caste, creed or religion.

The MMU will provide Primary Healthcare services for the elderly which however, should also be able to take care of other area child and mothers care like pre-natal, ante-natal and Gynecology care and blindness . MMU will facilitate the patients for reaching the nearest hospital/ONGC dispensary.

The MMU free services includes Medical Consultation, Medicines, Basic Diagnostics test, Home care visits for bedridden elderly, Physiotherapy care, Organize Specialty Health Camps, Palliative care & Training and Health Education & Awareness in the community.

The MMU Team comprises of a Medical Consultant, a Social Protection Officer, a Nurse and a Driver

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