Airbus Group has joined hands with Smile Foundation to provide doorstep healthcare services in the slums of North-Delhi under the Smile on Wheels mobile hospital programme. The SoW started its full-fledged field operations on the 4th of July’ 2016. This is the 6th Smile on Wheels project in Delhi-NCR, and takes the fleet of mobile hospitals operational across India to 24.
The intervention will make health-care amenities accessible in the slums and resettlement colonies of Jahangirpuri, Wazirpur area of North Delhi. The vehicle is equipped with a qualified doctor, nurse, lab technician, pharmacist and a driver, to be overall administered by the Project Coordinator. Besides medical consultation, the beneficiaries will also be provided with free of cost medicines and lab testing facilities. The partnership will directly benefit over 11,880 beneficiaries during a span of nine months.