Mumbai, 29th March 2023: Mr. Harish Jagtani’s HJ Foundation—a non-profit organization focused on providing healthcare services to underprivileged sections of society—opened a new healthcare center in Kinshasa on Saturday. This new facility will exclusively serve residents of the local community who are struggling to access affordable healthcare.
The center will offer a wide range of free medical services, including general medicine, dialysis, ophthalmology, and prosthetic limbs. It will provide basic laboratory testing, as well as radiology services.
The inauguration of the charity center represents a significant milestone for the organization, which has been tirelessly working towards achieving this goal for many years. It is expected to provide much-needed relief to patients who have been striving to avail of healthcare services at reasonable costs for years in this country.
Mr. Harish Jagtani, a Jaipur-born industrialist and philanthropist, has been operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the past two decades and has been running various businesses, such as cargo, real estate, and healthcare. His foundation has been serving the people of this country relentlessly by hosting regular health camps, such as dialysis, malaria, ophthalmology, and many more. Moreover, Mr. Jagtani’s help and contribution during the Covid-19 pandemic attracted praise from people across the world.
Speaking about the day’s event, Mr. Jagtani said, “Today’s ceremony was held to inaugurate the clinic and dedicate it to the country’s populace. Through this clinic, the foundation will have its own dialysis center to treat patients suffering from kidney infections. It will also have a service called ‘Jaipur Foot’, which will take care of people living with disabilities by distributing prostheses for both upper and lower limbs.”
He added, “I’m pleased to inform you that malaria will also be fully covered by the foundation, which will dispense the drugs required for its treatment during its campaign against this mosquito menace. This clinic will, additionally, offer hospitalization to all patients waiting to undergo cataract and glaucoma surgery.”