Active Heart Foundation
Objective: To donate AED facility to millions of commuters using Madurai railway Junction on daily basis.
Time: 10 am
Venue: Station Master’s Chamber, Madurai Railway Junction
Chief Guest: Mr. O.P. SHAW, ADRM II , Southern Railway, Madurai
Guest of Honour: Dr. SAHOO, CMS, Railway Hospital, Madurai
Programme Coordinator: Mr.N. Karthik
Volunteers: Dr.Muralikannan, Dr.Preethi, Ms. Krishnapriya Mathavan
No.of Attendees: 150 (Public, Duty Station Masters, Railway police, Health Inspectors, Sanitary workers, Press, Media,
Event Highlights: The gathering were welcomed by Dr.A.Mathavan, Founder of the Foundation. He gifted out and dedicated the AED facility to the General Public of Madurai Railway Junction on behalf of ‘Active Heart Foundation’.
The facility was received by the Chief Guest Mr. O.P. SHAW, ADRM II, Southern Railway, Madurai and Guest of Honour Dr. SAHOO, CMS, Railway Hospital, Madurai on behalf of Madurai General Public on the occasion. Demonstration of life support using mannequins and AED facility were made by a team of Doctors and experts. Speaking on the occasion both the Chief Guests and Guests of Honour requested the public to use the facility at the time of need. They appreciated the generosity and services rendered by the Active Heart Foundation.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. A. Mathavan said that the training will be imparted to many, who will serve in the future as life supporting agents and added that the AED facility will be permanently placed in Station Master’s room. Those who received the training can use the AED facility to the needy round the clock at time of need and prominent bill boards will be exhibited in the railway station by the Foundation to create awareness among the public about the existence of such facility, he observed.
Installation of AED Facility: As promised by him the AED Facility was installed at the Station Master’s room which is a prominent place on the same day.