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Bengaluru, Apr 16 : The Apollo Cradle & Children’s Hospital is knocking on doors at apartments across Bengaluru to administer onsite vaccinations for COVID-19.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, it was stated that the Apollo Cradle has joined hands with the Resident Welfare Associations of the city’s biggest apartment complexes such as Prestige Shanti Niketan and Sterling Shalom and has completed its first drive, with over 230 beneficiaries. Apollo Cradle and Children’s hospital will start the second drive from 13th April to 21st 2021, across the city, this drive is being done in public interest at NO ADDITIONAL COST.
Mr Anubhav Prashant, COO – Apollo Cradle & Children’s Hospital shares: “We are happy to associate with apartment associations and resident welfare associations (RWAs) in Bengaluru, in the onsite administration of COVID-19 vaccination. In Karnataka, there are an estimated 50 lakh people above the age of 60 years and about 14 lakh people above the age of 45 and with comorbidities. This kind of initiative will help in speeding up the vaccination administration. Adding to this Dr. Ajay Gangoli, Director Medical Services – Apollo Health & Lifestyle Ltd said, “We can provide service to the most vulnerable, people above 70 years, who in many cases can’t really travel far or have other challenges.”