Kochi: With a special assistance scheme for the financially backward kidney patients. It coincides with World Kidney Day. Drugs at a discount of 25 to 60 per cent for patients with kidney disease, dialysis at selected hospitals at a discount of 50 per cent, and free medical consultation for patients. The inauguration of the project will take place on March 11 at 5 pm at KMA Hall. The inauguration will be officiated by Father Chiram, Founder of the Kidney Federation of India. Confident Group Managing Director TA Joseph will also be in attendance. Also Read: Drugs for the day will be distributed to 100 indigent patients. The drug will also be available to kidney patients at a reduced rate from Prayer Cancer Care Pharmacy, eliminating intermediaries and other agencies. Dialysis services are provided at half cost in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Co-operative Hospital, Ernakulam and Edappally MAJ Hospital.
Discounted medications for cancer patients up to 90 percent off
It also provides medicines at a discount of 10 to 90 per cent for poor cancer patients. Medications are available through the Prayer Cancer Care Medicines Pharmacy. All expenses of the pharmacy are borne by the Confident Group. So far, medicines worth Rs 2 crore have been distributed to about 2,000 people.