Kolkata: In a significant commemoration of Human Rights Day on December 10th, Group Legrand India successfully organized an inclusive medical camp dedicated to the physical and mental well-being of transgender and non-binary individuals.
This noteworthyevent took place in Kolkata and was executed in collaboration with local implementation partner – Civilian Welfare Foundation and medical partners – Apollo Hospitals.The camp witnessed a remarkable turnout, with nearly 200 transgender and non-binary individuals benefitting through this comprehensive healthcare services.
Group Legrand India, committed to Diversity & Inclusion beyond its workplace, has been consistently working towards supporting and contributing towards the betterment of LGBTQIA+ community and fostering an inclusive environment.
Through this medical campLegrand aims to address the unique healthcare needs of the transgender and non-binary community and promoting equal access to healthcare for all individuals, irrespective of their gender identity.
This camp offered a range of free health services, including physical and mental health check-ups with dedicated physicians from Apollo Hospital and clinical psychologists on-site. Specialty medical tests and essential medicines were offered to the beneficiaries.
Tony Berland, CEO & MD of Group Legrand India, expressed the company’s ethos, stating, “At Group Legrand India, we believe that health & wellbeing is a fundamental right for every human being. It is not only a matter of healthcare but also a matter of human rights.
Over the last 5 years, we have been supporting the community through our 3 Legrand Telemedicine Centers in Rohad, Haridwar & Jalgaon. This initiative reflects our unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion andcreating a healthcare environment that is accessible to everyone.”