Yuvraj Singh said “we will be able to serve people who require critical care”
MUMBAI, June 14 (The CONNECT) -PAYBACK India, the country’s largest multi-brand loyalty programme, has joined hands with cricket star Yuvraj Singh’s ‘YouWeCan’ Foundation in their drive to strengthen the critical healthcare infrastructure to fight the ongoing Covid-19 battle. YouWeCan’s #Mission1000Beds drive has started with the delivery of the first set of medical equipment & ICU beds to the towns in Himachal Pradesh.
The initiative termed as #Mission1000Beds has been launched earlier this month and will equip several hospitals with BiPAP and Ventilator enabled beds, in addition to other essential equipment for the critical care of COVID-19 patients.
Talking about the collaboration, Pramod Mahanta, MD, PAYBACK India, said, “We, as a company, are committed to contributing to the society. Like in the past, we have partnered with Yuvraj Singh & YouWeCan Foundation; this time to augment the healthcare infrastructure to fight Covid-19. We will continue to do the best we can towards the society.”
Yuvraj Singh, Cricketer & Founder, YouWeCan Foundation, said, “I am very happy that PAYBACK India has extended their ongoing partnership with us towards supporting our initiative #Mission1000Beds, which is a hospital capacity expansion solution, to rapidly scale up the Covid-19 critical care facilities across India. I am certain that through this collaboration, we will be able to serve people who require critical care."
This project was possible with the active coordination and support of Dr. Ravinder Mukhia, Medical Officer In-charge, Civil Hospital in Rohru and Dr, Dileep Tegta, Medical Officer In-charge, Civil Hospital in Theog, Dr. Pawan Sharma, Medical Officer in Theog and support staff.
As part of the CSR initiatives, PAYBACK India had previously collaborated with YouWeCan Foundation in March 2020 to aid the treatment of children suffering from cancer.
PAYBACK is India’s largest multi-brand loyalty program offering its 100 Million+ members multitude of benefits. It has over 100 partners including affiliate brands participating in the PAYBACK Network across categories, in-store as well as online, namely American Express, ICICI Bank, HPCL, Bookmyshow, Cleartrip, Thomas Cook India,
Amazon, Flipkart and many more. With such a varied portfolio of partners, PAYBACK members can earn points on everyday shopping and redeem for attractive rewards of their preference.
The YouWeCan Foundation, registered as Yuvraj Singh Foundation as a non-profit organisation established by cricketer and cancer survivor Yuvraj Singh, has over the past 8 years, worked extensively in the healthcare sector with a focus on cancer care in India, impacting over 350,000 people through its various cancer initiatives.
With the onset of the second wave of the pandemic, the organisation has launched Mission 1000 Beds, a rapid response initiative to scale up the Covid-19 critical care facilities at hospitals across the country