School Connect Prog: Medica to enrol 1-lakh students

30 Oct 2017

Medica School Connect Programme, an initiative of city-headquartered Medica Superspecialty Hospital, plans to enrol around 1-lakh students via School Connect programme in Kolkata by the end of the next fiscal year 2018-19. Medica School Connect Programme is a health services awareness programme for school children in collaboration with Future First Insurance Broking and different schools in the city.
With an aim to create safety net and ensure better future for school children, Medica plans to educate, guide, assist and provide risk mitigation solution to all students, teachers and parents so that they are not only aware but know how to take care of any unforeseen situation. Health issues among the school students are increasing and with the launch of the Medica School Connect Programme, the hospital would cater to the physical and mental well-being requirements of the schools’ children and staff.
“We want to introduce the schools with our bouquet of health related services by partnering with them and create a platform for healthy living, accident prevention, recognising emerging health challenges of the new millennium. The same is coupled with the benefits of insurance that, at times, can be a saviour. Medica aims to reach out to 1-lakh students via this School Connect Programme,” said Dr. Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals, on the sidelines of launching the Medica School Connect Programme in Kolkata on Monday.
On the occasion of the launch, John Mayne, Co-Founder & CEO, Future First Insurance Broking said, "Providing financial security to every child for a better future is one of our priorities and we are excited to partner with Medica in its School Connect Initiative”.  
“Different pillars of the society have come together to create a platform of great potential. The product is unique in its dynamics and offers to ready the students with life skills that are needed to lead a healthy and rewarding life,” said Dr. Saumitra Bharadwaj, Group Vice President – Operations, Medica Group of Hospitals. (EOIC)