Mobile Healthcare Field Clinics

The Mobile Healthcare Field Clinics is a five-year initiative by Daiichi Sanky, Ranbaxy and Plan International that aims to reduce improve maternal health and to reduce child mortality through the access of health service via mobile healthcare vans.

Mobile Healthcare Field Clinics

Daiichi Sankyo and Ranbaxy have started a synergistic five-year initiative to sponsor mobile healthcare field clinics in India, Cameroon and Tanzania as part of their global social contribution activities. The initiative has been implemented in India through the “Ranbaxy Community Health Care Society,” a non-profit organization established by Ranbaxy, and in Cameroon and Tanzania through an international NGO, Plan, utilizing Ranbaxy’s accumulated and rich know-how and experience in providing mobile healthcare services.

A mobile healthcare van has medical equipment and supplies for basic medical care, immunizations, maternal & child health services, health education, etc. Making the most of its mobility, it can provide greater access to medical and primary healthcare and save many lives in areas that are far from regular healthcare facilities.

To date, the initiative has achieved impressive results. In Cameron, the mobile health clinic has provided services to the regions of Bertoua, Bamenda, Biteng and Garoua. This includes child and maternal health services, providing children with vaccinations and training of community health workers to aid in the project. On the other hand, in Tanzania, the project is conducted in Kisarawe, where the mobile health van visits 17 villages per month. In addition of mobile health services, the project organizes Health Days once every three months in the 76 targeted villages. Activities are mainly designed for mothers to learn about infant nutrition and to provide infants with check-ups and vaccinations. And in India, the mobile healthcare vans visit doctorless underserved villages to provide medical examinations and care for new born babies. The local health workers called ASHA also provide instructions on the importance of breastfeeding and nutrition.


  • Daiichi Sankyo

    Service Providers
    Japan | Staff size: 10,000+

    Daiichi Sankyo is a global pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, manufacturing, and sale and marketing of innovative and generic drugs, vaccines, and over-the counter...

  • Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited

    Goods Supplier
    India | Staff size: 10,000+

    Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (Ranbaxy) is a research based international pharmaceutical company serving customers in over 150 countries. For more than 50 years, we have been providing high...

  • Plan International

    Implementing NGO
    United Kingdom | Staff size: 5001-10,000

    Founded over 70 years ago, Plan is an international development agencies in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas and raise funds in 21 countries.

  • Sun Pharmaceuticals

    Implementing NGO
    India | Staff size: Unknown

    Beginning with India, where they are based, and on to other regions in Asia, Africa and elsewhere, Ranbaxy are focusing on key issues such as mother & child care, AIDS awareness &...

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Key Information

LocationSouth Asia, West Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Tanzania, Cameroon, India
  • Start Date 2011
  • End Date 2016
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