Dhvani Bhanushali, the pop icon has been at the forefront of helping those suffering from COVID and doing her bit and more when it comes to COVID relief. She recently launched Free of cost Covid care isolation centre for the underprivileged set up by Ashia-Hope for Life Foundation in association with MCGM.
Under this initiative, Mumbai’s Kalina university will soon be home to the city’s most hygienic, professionally managed and free of cost Covid care Isolation centre.
‘International Students Hostel Isolation Centre,’ (for the underprivileged) set up by Ashia – Hope for Life Foundation in association with MCGM was launched today with Smt. Kishori Pednekar, Honorable Mayor of Mumbai, Shri. Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, Former Mayor of Mumbai, Smt. Alka Sasane, Dhvani Bhanushali, Youth Icon & Pop Star, Asst Commissioner, MCGM – H/East Ward, Smt. Anita Gurnani, Co-founder of 50 Young and Ms. Aparna Shah, Co-founder of Ashia- Hope for Life Foundation as the Guest Of Honours.
The 140-bed centre will be open free of cost to any Covid Positive patient with mild or moderate symptoms, who are underprivileged and don’t have the means to isolate themselves at their home. It has 70 rooms with twin beds and a private bathroom in each room, making it suitable for both geriatric and paediatric patients. The centre will be fully equipped with medical staff comprising of Doctors and Nurses, coupled with oxygen cylinders and an ambulance on standby, should any patients’ health worsen.
Dhvani Bhanushali says, “The pandemic has surely affected the world across all nations. But those who are underprivileged and cannot afford basic facilities have been the most affected. When Aparna and Vishal approached me to lend my support to their foundation, I instantly knew this was something that will truly make a difference and I want to be a part of it.”
The International Students Hostel Isolation Centre set up by Ashia – Hope for Life Foundation in association with MCGM will be operational for the public from Friday, July 9, 2021.