Driven by the need for improving the basic as well as the quality Health Care Services in the remote villages of West Bengal, the team of Sri Sathya Sai Aarogya Vahini , Kolkata organised a Conference on ” Quality Healthcare – Everyone’s Birthright ” on 12th June ‘2015 at ” Tamarind “, a renowned location in Kolkata. The event was graced with the presence of Doctors, Hospital Administrators, Paramedics , Biomedical equipment and medicine suppliers and diagnostic Experts. The Conference highlighted the need for Quality Healthcare for all as it is the birthright for all. Speakers emphasized on the topics of ” Need and Statistics of West Bengal Healthcare ” followed by the objective of the project ”Sri Sathya Sai Aarogya Vahini ” to play its role in the society. The project was highlighted as a Life style more than a Mobile Hospital Service. A video was played to demonstrate the Healthcare Mission of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, who envisioned Institutional Free Healthcare for all and established the Temples of Healing since 1956 providing free healthcare in all parts of the country and also establishing an example to the society how to sustain a free healthcare model . In the same spirit the Operational plans of “Sri Sathya Sai Aarogya Vahini ” was discussed emulating Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s free Healthcare Mission in spreading Love on Wheels .
A small clipping on volunteerism was also played to motivate the audience on the cause. Doctors and experts from the with strong determination to offer something meaningful to the society and be a part of the ” Sri Sathya Sai AarogyaVahini” Team. The first brochure and Information booklet of Sri Sathya Sai Aarogya Vahini, Kolkata wasinaugurated by the eminent guests of the gathering. The information booklet speaks about the State of the Art Mobile Medical Van equipped for providing on the spot medical services at the village will be used by the team of workers. Medical Experts and the volunteers will reach out to the neediest people to bring relief to their pains. They will also ensure the implementation of the Government run Health Care Projects in consultation with the local agencies. A topic on Healthcare Networking was also discussed to strengthen the Referral base for sending patients to private set ups for Investigative as well as Tertiary care facilities. Participants pledged by signing on the Pledge Statement of Being ” the vehicles of love and Selfless service to bring a healthy smile on every life touched ” that the Sri Sathya Sai Aarogya Vahini Project will be the core of their Life Style and a way of life. Feedback forms reveal the fact that the delegates are offering their houses as operational workstations, Doctors volunteering for Consultation at the camps, Diagnostic centers for blood tests, Paramedics for testing patients a n d Hospital authorities for necessary assistance. The Conference concluded with the National Anthem followed by Aarti offered at the Lotus feet of our Beloved Sadguru Sri Sathya Sai Baba.