The Hans Foundation Hospitals
The state of Uttarakhand, the birthplace of river Ganges known to be the cradle of Indian Civilisation, is in dire need of medical infrastructural support today. The Hans Foundation Hospitals (THF Hospitals) work tirelessly to provide professional and affordable health care to the masses within and around the state of Uttarakhand.
THF Hospitals, with its two medical initiatives namely ‘The Hans Foundation Eye Care’ in Haridwar and ‘The Hans Foundation General Hospital’ in Satpuli is striving hard to provide access to healthcare to those who cannot pay for their well-being. In addition to providing medical facilities at the hospital premises, the THF hospital's staff also reaches out to the communities by holding regular medical camps even in the most remote terrains of the state.
It conducts medical examinations there and provides them with free medicines accordingly. For patients who require surgery or advanced diagnoses and treatment, they are provided conveyance to the hospitals and are dropped back to their homes after they get their quality free treatment.
Having provided free health care to lakhs of underprivileged people, THF Hospitals are being seen as a game-changer in the noble profession of the medical industry.
The Hans Foundation Eye Care, Haridwar
According to the estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 1.3 billion people around the globe have some kind of visual impairment, out of which 80 percent are avoidable. The leading cause of this being uncorrected refractive errors and cataracts, which gives an opportunity to philanthropic organisations such as the The Hans Foundation Eye Care (THF Eye Care) to serve the needy and the underprivileged.
THF Eye Care was established in the city of Haridwar to provide affordable eye care to thousands of people through its satellite hospitals, vision centers and outreach camps.
A 4-acre integrated campus, equipped with teaching, research, and educational facilities, it conducts examinations, investigations & surgeries and has screened over 1 Lakh patients and has provided surgery and post-operation care to over 15,000 patients, mostly underprivileged with the help of its two state-of-the-art operation theatres and equipment.
The staff includes seven specialised Ophthalmologists, two visiting consultants, and over 80 support personnel offering multiple sub-speciality care such as treatment for cataract, cornea, occuloplasty, squint, vitreo-retina, pediatric ophthalmology, and trauma. The staff regularly conducts cataract surgeries, phacoemulsification, glaucoma surgeries, squint, pterygium, trauma, and occuloplasty procedures to ensure that each patient gets the best treatment possible.
The Hans Foundation General Hospital, Satpuli
Nearly two-thirds of the Indian population resides in the rural areas and a large percentage of that population lives below the poverty line, which leaves millions of Indians in need of basic health care. To bridge the widening gap between the increasing population and access to health care, ‘The Hans Foundation General Hospital’, a 10-acre site in the Pauri district of the Himalayan region, provides emergency/trauma and all major specialties including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Anesthesia, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Dental, and Radiology care.
THF General Hospital is a compassionate endeavour to provide access to affordable quality medical care for the rural underprivileged in and around the state of Uttarakhand.
The campus is a 50 bed full-fledged integrated multi-speciality facility catering to the Satpuli area's specific medical needs. It consists of two large hospital wings, a service building which houses kitchen, dining, laundry, doctors and staff accommodations, a nurses hostel, and residential facilities for visiting doctors and guests.
The enormous medical complex not only provides quality medical assistance to those who live in and around the Pauri district but also to the ones who did not get proper treatment at the city hospitals in the state which is visible in the rising numbers of patients to the hospital.