PUNE: More than 250 truck drivers
benefited from the free health check-up camp organised at MIDC Ranjangaon on
April 7 to mark the World Health Day. The Eaton Corporation organised the camp
in association with Eaton's NGO partner Sahara Aalhad'.
physicians, ENT specialists and opthalmologists rendered their services.
activities included distribution of health kits for personal hygiene, pamphlets
with guidelines for healthy living and streetplays to demonstrate importance of
health and hygiene, said Raja Kochar, managing director of Eaton Corporation,
The company's India branch has been successfully running a
CSR campaign called "Taking the Wheel" an HIVAIDS awareness campaign for truck
drivers since last three years. The campaign provides clinical counselling and
outreach services to truckers in Pune to address high levels of HIV/AIDS
infection and transmission amongst this cohort, said Kochar.
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