Imphal, Manipur, January 17, 2018: Samsung India today inaugurated its India’s flagship citizenship initiative in the healthcare domain – the Samsung Smart Healthcare programme, at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal, Manipur to provide affordable and quality healthcare to patients from economically and socially weaker sections of society.
As part of its Smart Healthcare programme, Samsung provides advanced and innovative healthcare equipment such as ultrasound and digital x-ray manufactured by the Company for free to select government hospitals across the country.
The Samsung Smart Healthcare facility was inaugurated by Smt. Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur in the presence of other dignitaries.
“Samsung India works on the core value of transforming communities and creating a better life for people. We are pleased to offer healthcare solutions with the effective use of technology in Imphal. Through this, we aspire to provide many more people in the State easy access to advanced healthcare facilities. Samsung Smart Healthcare programme combines good infrastructure, latest technology and best available medical expertise under one roof,” said Mr. Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, Samsung India.
Samsung Smart Healthcare programme aims to support the Government’s efforts to benefit communities with limited access to quality healthcare. With innovative products such as ultrasound, digital x-ray and accessories that facilitate healthcare intervention and multiple medical examinations since 2015, Samsung has collaborated with 16 government hospitals across to country for its programme.
Over 3.5 lakh patients from economically and socially weaker sections of society have benefitted from the programme till date. Doctors, technicians and radiologists, are also trained to handle state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and software.
Samsung India recently partnered with the Government of Uttar Pradesh to add 20 new Samsung Smart Healthcare centres across the State and provide affordable and quality healthcare to patients from economically and socially weaker sections of society.