Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre, Suva, Fiji

The Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre in Suva

has surpassed 7,000 Free Consultations since Opening in April 2018.

Director of Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre, Dr. Krupali Tappoo said that the Medical Centre was developed by Sai Prema Foundation (Fiji) in association with Fiji Ministry of Health & Medical Services and is serving the Country’s less privileged members of society by providing them with high quality general medical consultations and medications. Their focus of the premises is being a “temple of healing” with high levels of positivity and inspiration, which is provided absolutely free of all cost!

 

Special Medical Clinic

A special Medical Clinic for the residents and staff of Valelevu Hart Home was held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre. This clinic was done as part of the ‘Health on Wheels’ project of Sai Prema Foundation Fiji. Each month, volunteers of ‘Health on Wheels’ outreach program either go out to rural villages or bring people from institutions to the medical centre for free medical service.

 

This time, a bus was arranged to bring the residents and staff of Valelevu Hart Home to the Sanjeevani Medical Centre for a dedicated clinic offered by the medical centre staff and One Fiji volunteers.

 

Services that were available on that day to Valelevu Hart Home residents and staff included:

 

  1. Health Screening by the nurses, laboratory and medical students from University of Fiji and Fiji National University.

  2. General Medical Consultations by Senior Physicians, General Practitioners and Medical Officers from Fiji Ministry of Health & Medical Services.

  3. Eye screening by the Optique Eye Care team. Free reading glasses were also dispensed.

  4. Dental Consultations by Volunteer Dentists from Ministry of Health and Fiji National University. Free toothbrush kit by Colgate Palmolive were distributed.

  5. Dietary Advice and Counseling by a volunteer who is a former Director of Food & Nutrition.

  6. Free Medications that were dispensed and medication reviews that were done by volunteer pharmacists from Fiji Pharmaceutical Society.

  7. Sai Annapoorna, who served the students and staff of Valelevu Hart Home a sumptuous lunch by Tandoor Catering and Fiji Pharmaceutical Society.

  8. Bus Hire for the HART home residents and staff, courtesy of Taunovo Buses. 

 

Sereima Ratu, the matron of Valelevu Hart Home commended the volunteers for offering free and quality services to all of them. It was their first visit to Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre. They were impressed with the facilities and also the loving service provided to them. Ms. Ratu also mentioned that the residents enjoyed their bus ride to and from the medical centre in Nasese. It was exciting for them to be away from home in a new environment. Also, they enjoyed a sumptuous meal which was offered to them after their visit to the clinic. They were all very grateful!

Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre Staff and One Fiji Volunteers along with residents & staff of Valelevu HART Home

About Sai Prema Foundation

The Foundation is a registered charitable organisation that was founded to serve the poor and needy. Since its inception three years ago, the foundation has:

 

  • Conducted 71 free heart surgeries for children suffering from congenital heart disease.

  • Served more than 7,000 patients, free of cost, at the Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre.

  • Had 360 children receive free heart screenings in the rural villages.

  • Had 260 children receive free heart screening at the newly opened Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Heart Screening Centre.

  • Regular groceries and meals distributed to underprivileged and needy families; equivalent to providing for 66,000 meals.

  • More than 2,250 pints of blood collected in partnership with the Fiji National Blood Service.