Scientific inventions in the branch of medicine have brought in much advancement in diagnosing and treating diseases. But ultra modern laboratories and sophisticated hospitals have also made Healthcare a costly affair for people with lesser income and impossible for people way below the poverty line.
Making healthcare affordable and reachable even to those who can't afford the minimum expenditure for Healthcare is the objective of Sakthi Foundation. With this resolve the Foundation has been sponsoring Voluntary Health Services and has been running the following hospitals to provide Quality Healthcare and Medical facilities to the employees of Sakthi Sugars Limited, for their families and to the local rural population.
V. M. Kailasam Hospital
VMK is a multi specialty hospital with 150 beds. It was established in the year 1982. Till date more than 1,00,000 patients have underwent treatment at the hospital.
Besides General Health care the hospital has clinics for Gynecology, pediatric, Dental, Orthopedics and Ophthalmology departments. The hospital is well equipped with modern amenities and specialists to offer the best of treatment under each specialty.
Free eye Camps and Health checkup camps are part of the hospitals welfare initiatives which are conducted periodically for the benefit of poor patients.
The Leprosy hospital was found in the year of 1988. With a built-in capacity of 50 beds the Centre has so far detected more than 15,000 patients and has cured them. The Centre which extends socio-economic rehabilitation programs to the affected patients also provides educational assistance to its wards.
This Project is a recognized Nodal Training Center for Medical Officers and Paramedical personnel.
V.M.Kailasam Hospital - Sivaganga
With a noble objective to provide quality health care and medical facilities at minimal charges for people hailing from the surrounding villages VMK hospital, a full-fledged dispensary was established at the Sivaganga Factory premises.
The Hospital arranges periodical visits of specialists such as ENT, Physicians and Physiotherapists and conducts General Medical camps, Eye camps, Blood donation camps, Diabetes awareness and Cardio Vascular awareness programs at frequent intervals all through the year.