anaemic women in rural villages reached through Project Roshni
families supported with COVID-19 assistance amid lockdowns
reduction in electrical energy consumption
of paper, plastic and metal waste recycled in 2020
increase in medical insurance for each employee, their spouse and up to 2 kids
of roles filled with internal employees
sessions conducted in 2020 to train India’s lab, hospital and blood bank employees on advanced diagnostic solutions
patient goal for HIV program, now in its fourth year
With a population of around 1.4 billion, a high non-communicable disease mortality rate of over 60%, and a public healthcare programme still in its formative stages, opportunities are abound in India to improve healthcare delivery and help millions of patients live longer, better lives.
In its 2021 Budget, India pledged to double its current healthcare spend by the next fiscal year to boost a sector besieged by COVID-19.
As the leader in in-vitro diagnostics, Roche Diagnostics India worked with the Prime Minister’s Office and government bodies to support overburdened hospitals and clinicians with biomarkers that would accurately determine infection, severity levels, and the future course of treatment in order to optimise limited resources.
Project Roshni for tribal women and children
Boosting Cervical Cancer Screening
Upcycling office waste
In 2021, we partnered with recycling and waste management firm RUR Greenlife to recycle over 2,000 used tetra paks from our Mumbai office into recycled composite sheets that were then made into durable, weatherproof tables, chairs, and garden benches.