Honda India Foundation’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) benefits over 6 lakh people across India
Committed towards channelizing its resources into making India a
healthier nation, Honda India Foundation (HIF) today announced that it has facilitated improved
access to quality healthcare to more than 6 lakh people in just 6 years through its Mobile
Medical Units (MMU) in India.
Realizing the critical need for primary healthcare in rural areas, Honda initiated its Mobile Medical Unit
services in 2016. Currently operating in Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka and Uttar
Pradesh, HIF’s 5 MMUs & 1 SMU (static medical unit) provide primary, preventive, diagnostic and
referral health care services at people’s doorstep in remote areas.
Speaking on the success of this initiative, Mr. Atsushi Ogata, Chairman, Honda India Foundation
said, “Recognizing the accessibility of quality healthcare as a core issue, Honda India Foundation
prioritises health care as a definitive step in aiding this problem by providing universally accessible,
affordable and quality healthcare to all. Our Mobile Medical Unit service has proved beneficial to
people in getting timely solution to their health issues. Moving forward, we will continue our
endeavour towards achieving long term sustainable impact to make our society healthier, more
inclusive and aligned to global goals surrounding health and well-being.”
Features of Honda India Foundation’s Mobile Medical Units (MMU)
Remote access: Mobile medical units ensure improved and comprehensive care reaches
people’s doorstep residing in remote, difficult and unserved areas of Haryana, Rajasthan,
Gujarat, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.
Clinic on wheels: Equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities, these mobile medical units
are accompanied by a dedicated medical team consisting of a doctor, a nurse, a pharmacist
and a social protection officer.
Medical Check-ups: Improved healthcare in rural areas with timely screening helps in preventive
care and managing chronic diseases.
Affordability: These units provide free of cost services such as check-ups and medicines to
people throughout the year.
Home visits and others: Home visits are also aligned for those patients who are not able to visit
the mobile medical unit. Additionally, it also offers transportation services to patients who
need to be referred to hospitals.
About Honda India Foundation (HIF)
Honda India Foundation (HIF) is the CSR arm for all Honda group of companies in India – Honda Cars
India Ltd, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, Honda India Power Products Ltd., Honda R&D (India)
Pvt. Ltd and Honda Access India. The foundation undertakes focused corporate social responsibility
initiatives in the areas of road safety, environment protection, education & health care. Honda globally
aspires to be ‘a company that society wants to exist” and contributes to the realization of a
sustainable society by serving people worldwide with the joy of expanding their life’s potential through
its social contribution activities.