As part of its objective to provide continuous support to the health sector in Oman, Eshraqa – Social Development arm of the Khimji Ramdas Group recently donated a range of medical equipment to the Ibra, Health Centre to augment the facility’s efforts to boost health care delivery.
The medical equipment was handed over in the presence of His Excellency Shaikh Hamad bin Salim bin Saif Al Aghbari, Wali of Ibra; Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Abri, Director General, General Directorate of Health Services in Sharqiyah Governorate and a number of other officials.
Eshraqa initiative works towards the social development of the nation and the donation pledges Khimji Ramdas’ readiness to continue to impact positively on the communities it operates in. It also reflects Eshraqa’s goal of supporting government institutions to enhance health care services in the Sultanate. To achieve its ambitious vision, Eshraqa funds programmes across four pillars Including ‘Eshraqa Learns’, ‘Eshraqa Heals’, ‘Eshraqa Cares’ and ‘Eshraqa Mentors’.
The medical equipment donated to the health center includes four portable vital signs monitors, two weighing scales, four otoscopes, four Echo machines, one neonate pulse oximetry, four nebulizers, two Anc sonic and foetal doppler, two medical fridges, one normal big fridge, and three patient trolleys with slider.
His Excellency Shaikh Hamad bin Salim bin Saif Al Aghbari, the Wali of Ibra, expressed gratitude and appreciation to Khimji Ramdas for the medical equipment and noted that the gesture will further help improve the health center’s facilities.
He said, “We appreciate this special support gesture from Khimji Ramdas’ Eshraqa, towards Wilayat of Ibra. By implementing a community support initiative within the framework of their social responsibilities, they have truly supported the health center and wilayat. We are thankful for the support they have provided to government schools, the Ibra Health Centre, the Omani Women’s Association and the Ihsan Association. We thank them for backing other charitable projects such as the contribution towards the refurbishment of two mosques and building three public chambers. Without a doubt, this initiative has had a great impact on the hearts of the people of the state. We would like to wish the company continued success.”
Nailesh Khimji, Director, Khimji Ramdas, said, “As part of supporting the community, we are privileged to be able to furnish the Ibra Health Centre with the necessary medical equipment that will help them provide the best possible health care for patients. We believe as a private sector company, we should be proactive in supporting government healthcare institutions. The equipment was selected and purchased in accordance with the needs of the centre. We hope the donation of these medical equipment’s will go a long way in enhancing health care delivery in Ibra. This donation marks Eshraqa’s commitment towards the communities within which it operates. We are always happy to work in conjunction with government authorities to assist communities through strategic and meaningful methods.”
Over the years, Eshraqa has spread optimism and hope through its various community outreach initiatives. Eshraqa reaffirms its profound commitment to positive social change through its pillars of Education, Health, Community Wellbeing, and Training.
Since it’s inception, Eshraqa stands committed to events and activities that further the Omani society towards success and prosperity. With a firm belief in people power, Eshraqa continues to work with service organisations to support development within the community. It also provides a variety of health and community wellbeing initiatives; internship opportunities for students; international scholarship programs; along with vocational and entrepreneurial programs.