Shree Bidada Sarvodaya Trust is a charitable non-profit organization committed to deliver medical and surgical treatment to patients of all ages, castes and race. The trust is well known for the medical camp it organizes every January in the village of Bidada, Kutch, India. At the camp, patients from over 1200 villages are seen and around 120 doctors and volunteers from the US, as well as 200 from Mumbai, treat more than 20,000 patients. Over 20 different medical and surgical specialty are covered during the camp.
The specialities covered are: General Surgery, Cancer, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Squint Eye, Asthma and Allergy, Orthopedic, Rehabilitation Medicine, Arthritis, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Rheumatic Heart, ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Pediatrics (Surgery, Orthopedics, Urology, Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Physical Special Education), Epilepsy, Gynecology, General Check-ups, Pathology, X-ray, Prosthesis, and Orthosis.
The Trust's other activities include:
* A monthly camp in 2-4 medical specialties organized in Bidada. These camps provide opportunities for the villagers to receive medical help and follow-up care throughout the year.
* A permanent 80-bed hospital in the Bidada which provides eye, dental, gynecological, rehabilitative, naturopathic and other medical services. Around 250-300 patients receive treatment daily and 5-10 patients are admitted for surgery.
* Maru Hospital, a charitable hospital in Mumbai. Maru Hospital provides affordable health services in 20 medical specialties to those in need. 300 patients are seen by hospital staff every day. Maru Hospital is the only charitable center in Mumbai that provides retina surgeries.
* After the devastating earthquake in Bhuj, the trust treated 30,000 patients, and has since provided food and shelter to 200,000 earthquake victims. The trust recently opened a new Rehabilitation Center which continues providing state-of-the-art treatment to earthquake victims as well as other patients.
On any given day of the year, there are at least 10-15 patients in major hospitals throughout Mumbai who are being treated by the trustees and volunteers of Bidada Sarvodaya Trust.