Mosque in Rajendra Nagar opens geriatric services

The geriatric service facility is free of charge with doctors and nursing staff around the clock.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, HYDERABAD – Amid communal conflict and intolerance between religious adherents rising in India, a mosque in Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad, India is actually showing its role in supporting the community, regardless of religion or social caste.

The mosque is working with community social organizations to set up a geriatric service center for elderly parents. This health center has 40 rooms for its elderly patients. This geriatric service center offers services to everyone regardless of religion, caste and belief. In fact, more than 20 percent of patients using these facilities are non-Muslims.

“The facilities within the mosque complex treat all patients with the same respect and dignity and give them the privacy to practice their respective faiths,” said Mujtaba Hasan Askari, the administrator of the Helping Hand Foundation, which manages the geriatric service Reuters reports. the Hans India on Tuesday (04/19/2022).

The geriatric service facility is free of charge, doctors and nurses are on duty 24 hours a day. One of the patients, Balamani, who is 66 years old, was glad to get medical care and services at this place

“I have a daughter and a son, both employed, who work out of town. I live with my brother in Falaknuma and after I had a stroke my brother was hospitalized. I’m here. I’m happy here,” he said.

Likewise, 68-year-old Vivekananda, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease. He was satisfied with the service he received at the geriatric service organized by the Mosque in Rajendra Nagar.

“I looked for an aged care center and moved here. I am satisfied with the care and services. Most patients have health problems that their families cannot handle. We see them through the prism of humanity and their suffering and we do it so don’t differentiate,” he says.

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