Chandra Adithya Gudipati


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[p][b]INSTALLING OXYGEN GENERATORS IN HOSPITALS IN INDIA[/b][/p][p]India is fighting second wave of the Covid-19 and most families are being impacted in one way or another in this wave. Oxygen supply is one of the key bottlenecks that the healthcare system is facing, especially Government Hospitals in rural places, where oxygen shortage is quite acute and can often prove to be fatal.[/p][p][br][/p][p]O2 Generators produce large-scale medical grade oxygen that is used for Emergency Medical Services and can also be used to fill oxygen cylinders.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Government General Hospital, [url=]Denkanikottai[/url] in Tamil Nadu will be the first hospital where our oxygen generator will be installed. We have completed the necessary paperwork in regards to this. The supplier for the O2 Generator has been identified and one generator will cost approximately INR 33.5 Lakhs (GBP 32,500 or USD 45,000). [/p][p][br][/p][p]We have joined hands with the [url=]Manavata[/url] Foundation to deliver this project. The foundation has over 8000 volunteers and 57 chapters in six countries. It is a well-known charity registered in India, UK and the USA.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]APPEAL: [/b][/p][p]We request for you to donate liberally to support the funding of our first and upcoming installations. This will greatly help oxygen supply for needy hospitals in rural settings.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Meet the team:[/b][/p][p]Dr. Prasannaraj [/p][p]Mr. Shanmugam[/p][p][url=]Mr. Srinivas Alluri[/url] (Founder of Manavata) [/p][p]Dr. Guru Karnati[/p][p]Mr. Chandra Gudipati[/p][p]Mr Zulfi Haja [/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Q & A [/b][/p][p][b]Why cannot an Oxygen Concentrator be used instead of an Oxygen Generator ?[/b] [/p][p]O2 Generators produce large-scale medical grade oxygen that can be used for Emergency Medical Services and treat several critically ill patients at the same time. In contrast, a O2 concentrator is only suitable for individual use until they are able to find a bed in an over-stretched hospital for further treatment.[/p][p]The proposed plant is a 15 Nm3/hr plant, which can provide medical grade oxygen to 50 patients at a time. It can also be used to fill oxygen cylinders. The Generator is useful for medical care post pandemic too. [/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Is the government not helping ? [/b][/p][p]Even though the government is supporting, the vastness of the country and the sheer number of patients affected mean the rural health care setup is struggling. [/p][p][br][/p][p][b]How many oxygen generators are being installed ? [/b][/p][p]We are aiming to install as many O2 Generators as possible at the earliest, directly in government hospitals in rural places. Two constraints we are facing are availability of funds and a supply of oxygen generators. Please reach out to us if you can help with either. [/p][p]The first oxygen generator will be installed in Government General Hospital, [url=]Denkanikottai[/url] in Tamil Nadu.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]How much funds will be utilized for the cause ?[/b][/p][p]All funds will go towards installing Oxygen Generators in Government Hospitals.[/p][p]Manavata does not charge any admin costs and all those involved in this project are involved as volunteers. Manavata’s existing human capital and setup are being leveraged for this cause.[/p][p]Apart from bank transaction charges or any government taxes, the entire donated amount will go towards Oxygen Generators. All receipts and expenditure will be available [url=]online[/url].[/p][p]All donations are tax exempt in India (80G), UK (gift aid) and USA (501c3).[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Explain more about how donations are collected and spent ?[/b][/p][p]All donations go to Manavata Charity Account. Once there are enough funds to source a generator, the funds will go directly from Manavata Charity Account to the supplier to start installation.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Why act now?[/b][/p][p]Oxygen shortage is impacting patients at the moment. According to virologists and medical experts, a strong possibility of a third Covid wave is expected in India from approximately October to November. In this scenario, it is very likely that children could be infected in large numbers. Setting up an oxygen plant could be a solution to oxygen shortages in the future.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]How do I contact you if I have more questions or inputs ?[/b][/p][p]Please drop an email to [b][/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b][i]Updates and News[/i][/b][/p][p][b]19/May/2021 - The First Mile...[/b][/p][p]They say [i]'first mile is the hardest mile'[/i]. Payment towards the first oxygen generation plant is made. Supplier will commence installation shortly. Thanks to all the donors, people who supported, inspired and motivated us.[/p][p][br][/p][p][b]26/May/2021 - About the Hospital[/b][/p][p]Denkanikottai, in the Krishnagiri district, is a government district general hospital serving the rural and tribal population of the area. The hospital on average caters for approximately 35,000 - 40,000 out patients (OP) and 3000 -3600 in patients (IP) per month. It also provides maternity services for 100 -120 female patients each month.There is a purpose built 57 bedded womens and paediatric Intensive care unit. And the oxygen generator will greatly benefit not only the current covid crisis patients but also go a long way in supporting the ICU in the long term.[/p]


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