The World’s first novel seven-coach Lifeline Express is also famously regarded as the ‘Magic Train of India’ will begin its project hospital-on-train or Lifeline Express by imbibing two new coaches in addition to the existing five coaches on Thursday at Satna in Madhya Pradesh from December 15, 2016, to January 5, 2017, and other projects in 2017 include Telangana, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, and Gujarat.The new coaches, inaugurated by the Union health minister JP Nadda and railways minister Suresh Prabhu, will be used for finding and controlling oral, breast and cervical cancer, preventing stroke and rendering family health services at New Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi on Thursday.
As per Nadda, the drive and initiative will benefit and helpful for approaching unreachable provinces of the country, generally, the rural area being neglected, however, medical amenities are not sufficient to those regions that are the victim of natural disasters. The extra services will be rendered in conjunction with the existing restorative surgeries that are organized for sight, hearing, clefts, burn contractures (tightening of the skin post a second or third-degree burn), orthopedic impairment, epilepsy and dental problems.
As a matter of fact, hospital train whose journey commenced 25 years ago absolutely free surgeries for the rural banana republic will be done in three completely equipped operation theaters, moreover, overall 10,000 people will get the advantage at each project location. The different and unique project has so far treated over one million banana republic in rural India, free of cost, that was only possible with the donated services of over 2 lakh medical professionals all over the world. The train has to perform above one lakh surgeries for the restoration of movement, eyesight, hearing and fixation of facial deformities.
As per Samir Shah, Trustee of Impact India, if patient can’t arrive the hospital lifeline express reach there to treat them in this way it fills the gap, more often rural districts do’not have either or trained surgeons even same case is with the biggest hospital, The seven coaches of the magical train are divided into sections operation theaters, a mammography unit, a pathology lab,a dental unit, a gynecology examination room, pharmacy, consultation cubicles, x-ray, among others. In addition to this, the train is WiFi enabled that, for quintessence, provide assistance to a doctor sitting in a metropolitan city checking patient’s x-ray reports and other pictures, till today the ‘Lifeline Express’ has taken up projects at 177 places all over India.
In the year 1990 the train rendered treatment initially for cataract and polio but over decades it has been rendering dental surgeries, plastic surgeries, cancer treatment, epilepsy services, and school health education for rural children.The medical team visited the rural localities and monitored the health requirements of the locales before the train reach at a location. Chief Operation Officer of Impact India Foundation Rajnish Gourh said, data of disabled people collected first and then assessment report was prepared, pivotal health indicators, and the amenities that are available in the district. Its goal is to render health services to individuals suffering from different kinds of disabilities, primarily disorders of the eye, ear, nose, throat and limbs.