Panaji: January 22, 2020 …  The Government of Goa and M/s. Colorcon Asian pvt. Ltd. signed and exchanged Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the supply of i-STAT cartridges and machines for the use of various peripheral health centres and Goa Medical College, Bambolim today at Conference Hall, DHS Panaji.

The MoU was signed by Director-Directorate of Health Services, Dr. Jose D’Sa and Site-In- Charge, Colorcon Asian Pvt. Ltd, Shri Prakash Gadhave. It was earlier signed in 2017 and has been now renewed for a period of 3 more years ie. 2019-2020. As per the MoU M/s. Colorcon Asian Pvt. Ltd. under their CSR initiative has supplied 10 machines and cartridges to  ICU unit, ward 143, Paediatric ward, Casualty and Cardiology ward in GMC, North Goa District Hospital,  Mapusa,  Sub District Hospital, Ponda, Hospicio Hospital, Margao, CHC Canacona and GVK EMRI.

Dr. D’Sa addressing the gathering said that various tests can be conducted through this iSTAT Cartridge on i-STAT machines which will help patients to get an early diagnosis about any disease.

Shri Gadhave urged all the doctors to utilized this facility for the benefit of the society, only then the motive of this CSR activity will be achieved.

Shri. Parab briefed about the M/s. Colorcon Asian pvt. Ltd’s. contribution towards the society under  CSR.

Dr. Geeta Kakodkar, Dy. Director (Public Health)/ Nodal Officer(NHM), DHS,   Shri. Prakash Gadhave – Site In-Charge, Colorcon Asia Pvt. Ltd, Shri . Sarvesh Parab – HR Manager, Colorcon Asia Pvt. Ltd., Shri. Manish Handa, Director, Conexus Services and All Dy. Directors/ Chief Medical Officers, health Official/ staff were present along with others.

Dr. Jose D’sa, welcomed the gathering while Dr. Sunita Perni, SPM, NHM  compered the function and Dr. Kakodkar, proposed the vote of thanks.


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