Red Cross Vaccination Centres opened by District Branches :

Mumbai City Branch
Thane District Branch
Bel-Air Hospital, Panchgani (unit of IRCS Maharashtra State Branch)
Jalgaon District Branch
Aurangabad District Branch
Pune District Branch
Barshi Sub-District Branch (Solapur District)

Other branches are also in process of applying to the competent authorities.

Oxygen Concentrators

200 Oxygen Concentrators received from International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) through IRCS National Headquarters, New Delhi and distributed to the Red Cross District / Sub-District Branches of Maharashtra. IRCS Jalgaon District Branch has initiated Oxygen Concentrator Bank and Oxygen Cylinder Bank. 98 Oxygen concentrators were gifted to Thane Red Cross by Singapore Red cross through Tamil Nadu State Branch

Covid Helplines

Covid Helplines started in Aurangabad Red Cross & Udgir Red Cross (Dist. Latur) and shortly commencing in Maharashtra State Branch.

Operations of Red Cross Blood Centres in Maharashtra State

For the period April 2021 to June 2021

Total Camps : 231

Total units Collected : 12539

Total units issued : 16919

Thane District Branch started Thalassemia unit on 15/5/2021

CSR Partnership/Initiatives with IRCS Maharashtra State Branch

  • Bilcare Ltd donated N95 masks 5000 pcs to Bel-Air Hospital, Panchgani
  • CDET Explosives Factory, Talegaon donated two fowler beds to Arvi Sub-District Branch (Dist. Wardha).
  • India Ratings & Research Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, disbursed 65 lakhs to Bel-Air Hospital, Panchgani for augmenting present ICU beds, cardiac monitors and ECG machines and including treating Covid 19 marginalised community patients for free
  • Beiersdorf India Pvt. Ltd. donated "Hansaplast” plasters to Red Cross Blood Centres, Hospitals, OPDs and Vaccination Centres in Maharashtra State.
  • Hindustan CocaCola Beverages Pvt. Ltd gave around 15000 bottles of beverages to Maharashtra State Branch which were distributed to the following in Mumbai :
  • Sir. J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, G. T. Hospital, Cama and Albless Hospital, St. George Hospital, DCP Zone -1, Town Hall Post Office

  • Avantor Performance Materials India Ltd., Gurgaon donated N 95 mask 15000 pcs, Fingertip Pulse oximeters 300 pcs and Infrared Thermometers 300 pcs to Maharashtra State Branch which was distributed to Red Cross Districts in Maharashtra State.
  • Bridgestone Tyres, Pune disbursed Rupees twenty six lakh to construct a school at Palus taluka in Sangli District.

Other Highlights :

Ulhasnagar Red Cross started a Dialysis unit at a cost of Rupees one crore. Inaugurated new Paediatric Dental Care Dept. on 21st April 2021. The project cost was Rs. 5 Lakhs. Expansion of Pathology Dept. in collaboration with Suburban Diagnostics from 1stApril 2021

Received 12 tons of foods items (6000 kg of Tea, 3000 kg of Groundnuts & 3000 kg of Coffee from Government and the People of Kenya through IRCS National Headquarters, New Delhiand were sent to Red Cross District/Sub-District Branches in Maharashtra State and ‘A’ Ward MCGM, Mumbai.

Appeals were sent to corporates/ individuals for donation towards Covid 19 response.

Online Covid Management platform by Ms. Ankita Mukherjee a London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine alumni on voluntary basis.

Covid-19 Response Statistics for the period January 2021 to May 2021

ACTIVITY

Maharashtra

Total

No. of RC volunteers deployed for COVID 19

Male

577

577

Female

429

429

Total

1,006

1,006

No. of RC hospitals/ clinics

 

5

5

No. of COVID patients treated in RC hospitals/clinics

Male

7,178

7,178

Female

3,832

3,832

Total

11,010

11,010

No. of ventilators donated by RC to hospitals

 

nil

-

No. of oxygen concentrators donated by RC to hospitals

 

1

1

No. of people reached through provision of oxygen cynlinder support by RC volunteers

 

3,767

3,767

No. of RC isolation facilities

 

2

2

No. of COVID patients supported by RC isolation facilities

Male

400

400

Female

142

142

Total

452

452

No. of COVID patients visited by RC volunteers at home for surveillance

Male

4,471

4,471

Female

2,108

2,108

Total

6,579

6,579

No. of RC quarantine facilities

 

1

1

No. of people supported by RC quarantine facilities

Male

65

65

Female

34

34

Total

99

99

No. of people tested for COVID by RC volunteers/staff

Male

19,572

19,572

Female

9,062

9,062

Total

28,634

28,634

No. of people supported with receiving FIRST dose of COVID vaccine by RC volunteers/staff

Male

21,569

21,569

Female

13,240

13,240

Total

34,809

34,809

No. of people supported with receiving SECOND dose of COVID vaccine by RC volunteers/staff

Male

5,694

5,694

Female

4,005

4,005

Total

9,699

9,699

No. of RC ambulances / vehicles

 

17

17

No. of people helped by RC ambulances/vehicles

 

1,707

1,707

No. of hygiene kits distributed by RC

 

6,500

6,500

No. of people reached with distribution of masks by RC

 

42,300

42,300

No. of people reached with distribution of soaps by RC

 

25,500

25,500

No. of people reached with distribution of sanitizers by RC

 

10000 litres

 

No. of people reached through food distribution by RC

 

47,795

47,795

No. of people reached through dry ration distribution by RC

 

860

860

No. of people reached through distribution of medicines by RC

 

8,710

8,710

No. of people helped through online medical consultation for COVID (helpline, whatsapp, mobile phone)

Male

2,239

2,239

Female

1,261

1,261

Total

3,500

3,500

No. of people given psycho social support by RC volunteers (helpline, Whatsapp, mobile phone)

Male

762

762

Female

355

355

Total

1,117

1,117

No. of people reached out through COVID awareness campaigns

Male

2,50,000

2,50,000

Female

3,50,000

3,50,000

Total

6,00,000

6,00,000

No. of sanitisation activities by RC in public and private areas

 

1,000

 

No. of RC blood banks

 

13

13

No. of blood donation camps organised by RC

 

397

397

No. of blood units collected through RC support

 

17,791

17,791

No. of blood units issued through RC blood banks

 

17,305

17,305