Bengaluru City News

American India Foundation, Goldman Sachs and Lenovo India Launch the First Portable Hospital in Bengaluru, Karnataka

The 70-bed facility at Mother & Child Hospital, Doddaballapur, Bengaluru, Karnataka includes treatment centers, a 62-bed isolation unit and 08-bed ICU unit As part of Covid relief, this initiative is part of Goldman Sachs and Lenovo India’s grant to the American India Foundation (AIF) to expand medical infrastructure across India American India Foundation (AIF) with support from Goldman Sachs (GS), Lenovo India launched the first 70-bed mobile hospital in Mother & Child Hospital, Doddaballapur, Bengaluru, Karnataka. The facility has been installed by AIF as part of the philanthropic efforts of GS and Lenovo India towards COVID care. The second wave, starting April 2021, was much more severe and challenged the public health system with an extreme shortage of oxygen supplies resulting in an unprecedented number of morbidities. To ensure future preparedness, there emerged a great need for the augmentation of the healthcare system including hospital beds…