BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital launches a community initiative for little kids
This will be the first of a long series that will take place on a quarterly basis
BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital has launched ‘Namma Little Doctors’ Carnival; a unique programme that aims to connect with young children in the local community and introduce various key departments of the hospital like nursing, radiology, laboratory and physiotherapy to the public. The first series of the ‘Namma Little Doctors’ was attended by over 100 kids along with their parents and grandparents. This will be the first of a long series that will take place on a quarterly basis. Padmashree Dr Malathi Krishnamurthy Holla, International Para Athlete and Arjuna awardee, Actress Chandana and Madhusudhan, GVK EMRI, General Manager – Bangalore Zone were also present at the event to extend their support.
Shailaja Suresh, CEO, Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bengaluru was seen interacting with children and parents. Speaking on the objective behind this programme, she said “Through this programme, we wanted to take a small step towards active community outreach in a non-medical and/or non-emergency scenario. Our objective is to serve and support the local community by providing continuous educational support, raise awareness on managing medical emergencies including providing basic first-aid and to nurture, guide and develop the dreams of young children who are keen on a career in the medical sciences.”