Deepsikha’s Hope Express Mobile Cancer Screening Van is built with the aim of early detection of cancer and sponsored by SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd.
The van is equipped with modern Digital X- Ray, Ultrasound system & suitable area for clinical examination by the doctors for cervical & Breast Cancer screening and was inaugurated by Ms Anuradha Rao, MD SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd.
X-ray equipment will be useful to get digital images of Chest, head, Neck & other body parts. The images will be displayed on the Computed Radiography console for immediate diagnosis. As these images are in digital format they can be also sent to Radiologist using tele-rad system to get diagnostic report.
On the other hand Ultrasound equipment will be used by the doctors for screening the patients for Oral, neck, Breast, abdomen, cervical cancer.
This mobile van has appropriate power and air conditioning to ensure proper functioning of equipment & to provide comfort to the patients. It also has two 7.5 KVA generators built in to provide sufficient power for equipment, lights & AC systems for its operation in the remote areas.
Daily patients along with their attendants travel comfortably from Vashi/Koperkhairane to Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel for their treatment.
Scorpio and Bolero Vehicles were also donated at Deepsikha’s Head Office in Guwahati, Assam in the year 2016. Both the Vehicles facilitate transport of cancer patients to different hospitals for their treatment. Patients are admitted at our Hospice in Mirza utilizing the vehicles.
The Honourable Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Deepsikha’s Sishu Ashray Sthal along with a host of dignitaries on 11th February 2018. In the evening renewed flutist Shri Rakesh ChaurasiaJi enthralled the audience by his recital.