RAMAKRISHNA MISSION ASHRAMA, SALEM
RAMAKRISHNA MISSION ASHRAMA, SALEM
A Branch Centre of Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math

Report of the COVID 2nd Wave Relief Work, 2021

I. Rubber Hand Gloves to Sanitary Workers

At the request of the Commissioner of Salem Corporation, we presented 600 pairs of Rubber Gloves worth Rs.43,000 for the use of Sanitary Staff Members of the Corporation working in Covid-19 affected containment zones and other areas. The Sanitary Inspector received the same on 26.4.2021 at the Ashrama on behalf of the Commissioner of Salem Corporation.

  

II. Patient Cots to Govt. Hospital, Salem

In our Project to assist the local Salem District Administration, we handed over the following to the Dean, Govt Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem as four installments on 19.5.2021 (30 sets), 28.5.2021 (50 sets), 7.6.2021 (30 sets) & 9.6.2021 (40 sets) respectively.  


1. Industrial Laundry Machine (100 kg)   - 1 nos

2. Hospital Plain Steel Cot                      - 150 nos

3. Mattress                                             - 150 nos

4. Pillows                                               - 150 nos

5. Bedspread                                          - 300 nos

6. Pillow cover                                        - 300 nos

7. Sanitizer (500 ml)                               - 500 bottles

8. Infrared Thermometers                               - 10 nos

9. Fingertip Pulse Oximeters                           - 5 nos

10. Face Shields                                             - 60 nos

  

III. Annadana Project

1. Night dinner to Patient attenders, health workers & Ambulance drivers at Salem G.H from 15.5.2021 to 30.6.2021 (47 days)

a.  15.5.2021 to 31.5.2021 (17 days) - 500 persons daily

b.  01.6.2021 to 20.6.2021 (20 days) - 525 persons daily

c.  21.6.2021 &  22.6.2021 (2 days)  - 350 persons daily

d.  23.6.2021 to 27.6.2021 (5 days)  - 450 persons daily

e.  28.6.2021 to 30.6.2021 (3 days)  - 100 persons daily


2. Lunch to Sanitary Workers Salem Corporation (Ward 15) from 24.5.2021 to 27.6.2021 (35 days) - 50 persons daily.

  

In total 24,000 plates of Food served from 15.5.2021 to 30.6.2021 (47 days).


IV. Distribution of Oxygen Concentrators & CPAP Non-invasive Ventilators to Govt Hospitals / Primary Health Centres of Salem District sponsored by the President, British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Bedford, UK.


1. Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem, India
    One CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - presented on 10.7.2021

2. E.S.I Hospital, Salem
    One Oxygen Concentrator (10 litres) and one CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - presented on 12.7.2021

3. Government Hospital, Omalur, Salem District
    One Oxygen Concentrator (5 litres) and one CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - presented on 12.7.2021

4. Primary Health Centre, Mecheri, Salem District
    One Oxygen Concentrator (5 litres) - presented on 12.7.2021

5. Government Hospital, Mettur Dam, Salem District
    One Oxygen Concentrator (5 litres) and one CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - presented on 12.7.2021

6. Primary Health Centre, Thammampatti, Salem District
    One Oxygen Concentrator (5 litres) and one CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - presented on 13.7.2021

7. Government Hospital, Attur, Salem District
    One Oxygen Concentrator (10 litres) and one CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - presented on 12.7.2021

8. Primary Health Centre, Karumandurai, Salem District (Tribal area)
    One Oxygen Concentrator (5 litres) - presented on 12.7.2021

9. Primary Health Centre, Peravurani, Thanjavur District 
    One CPAP Non-invasive Ventilator - sent by courier on 10.7.2021

  

V. Industrial Laundry Machine to Salem Government Hospital

We have handed over the following to the Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem:
    a. Industrial Washing Machine 100 kg - 1 nos
    b. Hydro Extractor 50 kg                    - 1 nos
    c. Tumbler Dryer 50 kg                      - 1 nos
    d. SS Soap Soda storage tank             - 1 nos
for the benefit of the poor in-patients including Covid patients admitted in the hospital.

The inaugural function was held on 4.8.2021. Swami Yogirajananda officially handed over the equipment along with the warranty letter to the Dean of the Hospital. Other senior Medical officers were also present. 

The cost of the Industrial Laundry machine with its accessories is Rs.11,65,000/-. The Dean and the RMO earnestly requested the need for this machine in the peak time of pandemic when the hospital was overflowing with covid patients and covid patients were also waiting in the ambulances queued in front of the c ovid Ward. The private hospitals were sending the terminally ill covid patients to the Govt. hospital. Hence there was utter need of this machine.

VI. Medical Equipments to Govt Hospital, Mettur Dam
We have handed the following Medical Equipments and Consumables worth Rs. 3.5 lakhs to the Government Hospital at Mettur Dam, Salem District at the request of Hospital Superintendent.

 

  Glucometer with strips        - 90 nos

  Digital B.P Apparatus          - 10 nos

  Oxygen Mask with bag        - 100 nos

  Oxygen mask Adult/Child   - 433 nos

  Oxygen Flow Meter             - 50 nos

  E.T.Tube No.8                     - 100 nos

  C-PAP Mask (PAED)           - 50 nos

  B.P.Cuff (Pead)                   - 50 nos

  Paediatric Nasal Prons         - 100 nos

  Vein Detector                      - 4 nos

  Height Scale                        - 2 nos

  Laryngascope Paed              - 5 nos

  Weighing Machine Paed       - 10 nos

  Infrared Thermameter          - 20 nos

 

Swamiji Chaturbhujananda presented the same on 6.9.2021 to the Hospital Superintendent who received the same along with the Senior Staff at the Hospital.

 We heartily thank all the Donors & Organisations for their kind and generous contribution for this Relief Work. We would like to thank all the   Volunteers who helped us at every stage like Packing, Loading / Unloading and other related work during the Distribution. Our Gratitude to all our   Vendors for their timely supplies at very favourable prices.

PHOTOS

Distribution of Patient Cots etc. to Govt. Hospital, Salem

Distribution of Food packets at G.H & Salem Corporation Office

Distribution of Rubber Gloves & Face Mask

Distribution of Oxygen Concentrators & CPAP Non-invasive Ventilators

Industrial Laundry Machine to Salem G.H.

Various Medical Equipments to Mettur G.H.