By Rehan Ansari
Mumbai, 16th August 202 : On the eve of 75th year of Independence of India, Sahara Medical Center inaugurated a Free Dialysis Services at Hakim Ajmal Khan Dispensary situated in Madanpura – Agripada area on 16th August, 2021, Monday.
It is the outcome of a joint effort initiated by the Late Hafiz Reshamwala, Trustee of Sahara Medical Center and a well-known Social Worker, Rais Shaikh MLA – Bhiwandi and House Leader of Samajwadi Party in Mumbai Municipal Corporation said, Hani A Farid. He said, “On this momentous occasion of 75th Independence Day, We dedicate Free Dialysis Centre to Mumbaikers, specially the people of Madanpura and Agripada. We will start to serve 16 Patients a day and will gradually increase the capacity in the future.”
“Affordable Healthcare gained prominence during this time of Pandemic. Sahara Medical Centre’s Free Dialysis Service is a blessing in disguise, it is totally “Free”. It will serve thousands of patients and will relieve poor families from the recurring health care expenses” said Rais Shaikh- MLA and Member of the Standing Committee BMC.
Dialysis is a recurring expense with each session costing around Rs.800 to Rs.3000 per session in a private dialysis centers and Hospitals. Patients need 3 sessions in a week which is beyond the budget of an average family.
Sahara Medical Center, situated in Agripada is a well-known Welfare Trust serving in the field of Medical and Health with its diagnostic center since last 20 years. It has facility such as X-Ray, Blood and other Tests facilities.