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Jaipur Foot USA’s first Global Humanitarian Award ceremony

Danish Manzoor Bhat conferred with the first Global Humanitarian Award by Jaipur Foot USA-BMVSS.

Danish Manzoor Bhat from North India receives Global Humanitarian Award

Jaipur Foot USA announced the first ever Global Humanitarian Award at an award ceremony held in the Indian Consulate, New York.

The award has been constituted to honor and recognize the selfless work of Indians, those who did not care for their lives, managed to help those in need and were always a call away when it comes to humanitarian efforts transcending borders.  

The award was presented in the Indian Consulate in New York by Consul General Randhir Jaiswal, IFS and Prem Bhandari, Chairman, Jaipur Foot USA.

The significant others who were present at the event were at the Private ceremony was Deputy Consul General, Varun Jeph.

Danish Manzoor Bhat from Kashmir valley in North India was the first recipient of this prestigious award. He has helped people whoever came to him at the time of crisis.  

Journalist Danish leads The Newsweek Magazine in Asia as its Editorial Director and Sr. Vice President for Global Editorial Strategy & Innovation.

He became a household name on Indian Social Media and beyond during the COVID 2nd wave.

People from across the country has seen him deploy social media to connect patients with beds, ICUs, hospitals, Remdesvir, Ambulances and more.

He was lauded for his 24x7 availability on phone and on social media by public, top government functionaries, media and ministers but most importantly by patients and their kin.

Significantly, in the hardest initial 30 days of the covid-19 pandemic’s second wave, he helped 326 patients and tele-triaged 460 patients suffering from the viral infection.

Besides, his name popped in the states of Karnataka, Bengaluru when it came to optimizing processes and finding solutions to complex issues during the pandemic.

In addition, his unique initiatives like #BengaluruHeals & #SabkaOximeter gained massive momentum and helped thousands of COVID patients and their families.  

Danish also collected and distributed more than 1000 oximeters in Bengaluru for those who couldn’t afford.

Notably, the key point of this initiative was that these were delivered at doorsteps of Covid positive patients. He also had created a unique model of sharing these Oximeters after use.

Those who recovered from COVID were tasked with keeping these Oximeters in rotation and passing them on to other people who needed these and so reaching more than thousands of people with just 1000+ Oximeters.

Danish even helped hospitals in getting Oxygen supply in time.

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