Infosys injects Rs 8.5 Cr into C-CAMP project for maternity healthcare in Karnataka

21 February 2024 | News

C-CAMP-Infosys Foundation Project Early Life launched at the Government of Karnataka's roundtable

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys, has announced its collaboration with the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), a Department of Biotechnology, Government of India supported initiative. This collaboration marks the launch of the ‘C-CAMP-Infosys Foundation Project Early Life’, which is aimed at bolstering maternity care, both for expectant mothers and newborns, in Karnataka, using innovative medical technologies.

The C-CAMP-Infosys Foundation Project Early Life was launched at the Government of Karnataka's roundtable on health titled ‘A new paradigm with CSR and Philanthropy’, in association with C-CAMP, that was chaired by Dinesh Gundu Rao, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka.

Infosys Foundation has committed Rs 8.5 crore towards this project, which will address the early adoption of healthcare technology at low-resource health facilities to improve maternal health screening as well as address the rising cases of neonatal mortality.

As part of this project, a cutting-edge foetal monitoring technology will be deployed to enhance health monitoring of expectant mothers across district hospitals and community health centres, in Karnataka.

In addition, a neonatal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device, which provides respiratory support for newborns in respiratory distress, will be made available across critical care newborn units in district and taluk hospitals. This collaboration aims to benefit about 50,000 to 1 lakh women and 4,000 newborns, across eight districts in the state, over a period four years. 


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