Healthcare for the community is one of the thrust areas for the Group’s social interventions - an important element of the Human Development Index, a quality of life indicator.
In India, Tata Steel offers preventive, promotive and curative healthcare services through two major sub-divisions in the Corporate Services division - Medical Services and CSR in and around company’s operational area in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha. The Company also patronizes various societies dedicated to providing curative healthcare services to the people of Jamshedpur and its surrounding areas.
The Medical Services Division exclusively provides curative services through multi-specialty hospitals - Tata Main Hospital (TMH), Jamshedpur as well as hospitals located in all mining units (Noamundi, West Bokaro, Jharia, Joda, Sukinda and Bamnipal). Several key healthcare and well-being projects undertaken include Project MANSI on maternal and new born survival, Project RISHTA on adolescent health, Project ROSHNI to provide nursing and midwifery training to tribal girls and Projects like SATHI, Kavach, BASE and Sneh Kendra on HIV/AIDS awareness and treatment. Read More
Tata Steel Europe has a long history of supporting research in Cancer and Leukaemia. The Lady Tata Memorial Trust, set up by Sir Dorabji Tata in 1932 in memory of his wife who died from cancer, has for the past 78 years allocated up to £500,000 (US $780,000) per year towards blood cancer research. The Company has also been playing a predominant role in raising Cancer awareness through organising campaigns in association with some of the leading cancer charities of the region - Macmillan and Marie Curie. Another prominent initiative of Tata Steel Europe in the direction of healthy living is Tata - Kids of Steel® - launched in partnership with the British Triathlon Federation. The series aims to encourage children across the UK to adopt a healthier lifestyle through sport and exercise. Read More
In Singapore, NatSteel ensures a healthy society by encouraging staff volunteerism towards various monthly activities at its three adopted charities - The Fernvale Gardens School - MINDS (Movement for Intellectually Disabled of Singapore), Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD), and St. Joseph’s Home. As a part of its ‘Building Beyond Borders’ programme, NatSteel focuses on the overall health and well-being of the under-privileged, elderly and disabled.
Tata Steel Thailand works in conjunction with the Thai government to ensure a ‘Drug Free Workplace’ and offers support to prevent, as well as solve drug addiction. Additionally, it regularly organises mobile clinics, influenza prevention campaigns and also works with NGOs and other philanthropic organisations like the Thai Red Cross Society as a part of its health initiatives. Read More