TANKER Foundation donated 5000 masks for Greater Chennai Corporation

TANKER helps the underprivileged with kidney diseases and we have continued to give dialysis for our 546 patients through our 10 dialysis centers. It has been a tough and difficult period and we are grateful for the commitment and dedication shown by our staff and doctors who are the Angels on Earth along with other healthcare and essential service workers.Our thanks also to the CMCHIS and the Greater Chennai Corporation and our donors and well wishers.

Kidney failure patients are very vulnerable to the Corona Virus. Normal people who contract the Corona Virus are also vulnerable to kidney failure.TANKER has made face masks for the Greater Chennai Corporation who are in the frontline,selflessly protecting the citizens of India.

PROTECT YOUR KIDNEYS, is the message on the mask which is one of the protective measures in being safe.

Mrs. Vasanthi,  Head- Administration , TANKER Foundation and Mrs. Geetha, Deputy General Manager  ,TANKER Foundation handed over 5000 masks for the Greater Chennai Corporation to Dr. Mythili, Zonal Medical Officer, Zone 9, Teynampet  on 21st July 2020 at the TANKER Admin office in T. Nagar. These masks have been sponsored by donors.

TANKER Foundation have completed 27 years of service for the underprivileged with kidney ailments. With your help, we have meaningfully contributed to healthcare, research, training and advocacy connected to kidney disease. From June 1993 till June 2020, TANKER has provided 348,492 free and subsidized dialysis for 1630 patients. We have also given financial support of Rs. 386 Lakhs to 3372 patients as one-time contributions ranging from Rs. 5,000/- to Rs. 50,000/- for transplantation, medication, investigation and fistula surgery costs.
 As the field of research in kidney diseases requires more attention and guidance in India, TANKER also gives awards for research in Nephrology and Service to the tune of Rs. 8 lakhs every year.
Contributed by Elwyn


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