- Vande Bharat Foundation announced on the occasion of World Health Day
- NIMS Hyderabad director Martha Ramesh presented the award
Kakkireni Bharath Kumar, the founder of KBK Hospitals has been honored with another award. On the occasion of World Health Day, Dr. Bharat Kumar was presented with the Sanjeeva Ratna Award by Martha Ramesh, Director, Nims, Hyderabad, on behalf of the Vande Bharat Foundation and Telangana Government.
Mr. Bharath Kumar was selected for this award for creating awareness about gangrene, which causes several lakh amputations worldwide and renders many people semi-disabled. To this extent, Martha Ramesh presented the award to Bharath Kumar on 5th April.
Later he said that several lakhs of people lose their legs and hands every year due to many diseases like gangrene and diabetic foot ulcer. KBK Hospital is providing state-of-the-art treatment to prevent these amputations, he added. He praised KBK Hospital for organizing free health camps to increase awareness about gangrene. He wished that the services of KBK Hospital would be extended and the organs of the victims could be saved.
Later, KBK Group Chairman Bharath Kumar said that he is very happy to receive the Sanjeeva Ratna Puraskar on behalf of the Vande Bharat Foundation. He said that with the intention of saving the organs of the victims from diseases like gangrene, foot ulcers, and cellulitis, they are providing special treatment on a non-profit basis. KBK Hospital has already treated a few hundred people and cured them without the need to remove their legs and arms and the hospital services currently in Hyderabad will be expanded to two states very soon, he added. JCI Super Hyderabad President Nikhil Gunda, KBK Group representatives Visakha Rajender Reddy, Savireddy Sandeep Reddy, Jakki Arun Kumar, and others participated in this program.