Updated: Sep 13
By Global Media, in Collaborations on May 12, 2018.
Smt. Kusum Sadrate, Mayor of Municipal Corporation, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh met Mr. Madhukar Sanneerappa, President and CEO of Neodocto Inc, USA, to support the Neodocto’s Malaria Eradication Program and make Himachal Pradesh a Malaria free state. Due to the sudden rise in malaria parasites in 10 warmer districts in Himachal Pradesh, the Health Department declared a malaria epidemic in the first week of March 2018.
Manhattan, New York – March 27th, 2018 – Smt. Kusum Sadrate, Mayor of Municipal Corporation, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh met Mr. Madhukar Sanneerappa, President and CEO of Neodocto Inc, USA, to support the malaria eradication Program and make Himachal Pradesh a Malaria free state.
The Mayor of Shimla extended her complete support to decrease, stop and later eradicate malaria in her district. She also spoke of other areas like Baddi-Barotiwala-Parwanu-Kala Amb and Una region, where malaria is on the rise due to immigrant workers living in unhygienic situations.
Himachal Pradesh is a very beautiful state situated in the northern part of India, surrounded by Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, and Punjab. It is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India and attracts many tourists including newlywed couples around the globe due to its scenic beauty and religious sacred places.
Due to the sudden rise in malaria parasites in 10 warmer districts in Himachal Pradesh, the Health Department declared a malaria epidemic on 1st March 2018 by its Governor. Chief Medical Officers (CMO) and other health officials from the civic bodies have been directed to keep tabs on malaria cases in all government and private hospitals and clinics across the state. Malaria has slowly risen from 39 percent in 1995 to 65.53 in 2016. The department has made it clear that those who do not test the blood samples of suspected malaria cases would be fined Rs 500, besides a penal action under Section 188 of the IPC.
Neodocto Inc CEO and President told that Smt. Kusum Sadrate showed tremendous interest in Neodocto Malaria Eradication Program, because of the difficulties faced in delivering appropriate healthcare to those in hilly areas. He also told that he was looking forward to working aggressively as the incidence of the parasites are rising slowly in the past decade.
Neodocto has collaborated extensively in the southwestern, western, northwestern, and northern parts of India to eradicate malaria. Neodocto Foundation is a non-profit organization from New York, USA founded to facilitate the corporate social responsibility of Neodocto Inc, USA.
NeoDocto is a mobile healthcare app that is focused on health education and healthcare services. It provides a wide range of next-generation healthcare services on a digital platform. The objective of NeoDocto is to make healthcare services affordable, and accessible, anytime, anywhere with a global presence in 81 countries around the globe.
For more information, please visit https://neodocto.com