Government of Karnataka and Trinity Care Foundation sign MOU to provide free surgeries to children born with clefts

Trinity Care Foundation (TCF) - a Public Health Organization and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), Ministry of Health, Karnataka have signed an MoU on November 11, 2016 to partner to reach out to children with clefts.

Government of Karnataka and Trinity Care Foundation sign MOU to provide free surgeries to children born with cleftsGovernment of Karnataka and Trinity Care Foundation sign MOU to provide free surgeries to children born...

The MoU was signed by Dr. P Saroja,Project Director- (NHM) and Dr. Tony Verghese Thomas Trinity Care FoundationThe MoU was signed by Dr. P Saroja,Project Director- (NHM) and Dr. Tony Verghese Thomas Trinity Care...

Bengaluru, Karnataka, December 3, 2016 /India PRwire/ -- Under the partnership, Child Health officials from 6 districts of Ramanagara, Bangalore Rural, Kolar, Chikkaballapura, Tumakuru and Chitradurga in Karnataka will direct children born with facial deformities to Trinity Care Foundation partner hospitals in Bengaluru. Prof. Dr.N. Srinath, Oral & Faciomaxillary surgeon of Trinity Care Foundation will be heading the Project. Trinity Care Foundation will also take responsibility of post-operative care to the children.

Since 2007, Trinity Care Foundation has provided over 360 cleft surgeries, absolutely free of cost, in Karnataka alone. The partnership looks at intensifying outreach so that more underpriviliged children born with clefts can benefit from the free surgeries and get a chance to lead a normal life. The surgeries will be provided by Trinity Care Foundation center at Mallige Medical center, Bangalore.

The MoU was signed by Dr. P Saroja,Project Director- (NHM) and Dr. Tony Verghese Thomas ( Trustee ) Trinity Care Foundation in the presence of Dr. Baig , Dr. Gowda and Mr. Binu Varghese (Director) Trinity Care Foundation were also present during the same.

While signing the MoU, Mr. Binu Varghese (Director) Trinity Care Foundation said "We are humbled by the partnership for the second year with RBSK in Karnataka. With the support trecieved last year from the RBSK Teams and Health Department at the grassroot level, will enable Trinity Care Foundation to reach out to every child born with cleft lip and cleft palate in 6 districts of Karnataka State."
Dr. P Saroja,Project Director- (NHM), Government of Karnataka said 'We are glad to enter into a partnership with Trinity Care Foundation, for the 2nd Year with Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) and provide free cleft surgeries through Trinity Care Foundation in Karnataka.

If you would like to create impact with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives. " Write to us - support@trinitycarefoundation.org " . Every little life you affect is a smile won and worn on the face of a beautiful child with a future filled with many more.

Notes to Editor

Trinity Care Foundation (TCF) is a Public Health Organization focused on enhancing the Public Health Programs effectiveness, strengthening the Community Health Programs by reaching out to the socially and economically underprivileged sections of the society both in rural and urban India. Currently, TCF focus areas are : ( School Health Program, Outreach Health Program and Facial Deformities Surgeries ) in Karnataka State, India. Website http://www.trinitycarefoundation.com/schoolhealth/
Activities implemented by TCF with track record of 9+ years in priority areas of health.Contributions to TCF eligible for inclusion under CSR spend as per the Companies Act AND eligible for 50% deduction under section 80G of the Income Tax ActRegistered with the Ministry of Home Affairs under Section 11 (1) of the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010. It is also registered with the National Health Mission and NITI Aayog.

Cleft Info: The birth rate in India for cleft deformities is a staggering 1 in every 700 infants born . In a country like India where a large portion of the rural population still believes in superstitions, people consider children with cleft lip deformity to be bad luck and some even consider them cursed. They are often forbidden from attending school, playing with other children and even barred from leaving their homes. The project will help cleft children to go to school with confidence and self-esteem after their surgeries and treatments. The children will have less chances of getting bullied and traumatized. The families of these children will have confidence to bring up their Cleft children.


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