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1.What Is Polio Foundation? Polio Foundation is a Non Government Organization established in 1987 to perform corrective surgeries in physically handicapped children, having a multi facet hospital at Jivraj Park, Ahmedabad.It is registered with Charity Commissioner Ahmedabad and National Trust, New Delhi.
 
2.What Are The Activities Of Polio Foundation? The activities are —Paediatric Orthopaedic Unit – For Corrective Surgery in Congenital Deformities.Rehabilitation of Cerebral Palsy Children and Day Care Unit.Paediatric Ophthalmology.Paediatric OPD. Opthalmology – Diabetic Retinopathy, Catract surgery, Squint surgery. Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity. Corneal Grafting unit.Centre of Diabetes and its complications.Pain Management Clinic.Spine clinic and Surgery.Club Foot Clinic.Autism Clinic.Juvenile Diabetes Clinic. Hand and Foot deformity Clinic.Dialysis Unit.Prosthetic and Orthotic workshop.Muscular Dystrophy Unit.General Physiotherapy Unit.Radiology Unit. Pathological Laboratory Unit.Mammography and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis. Dental Clinic. ENT Clinic.
 
3.What Are The Facilities Available At Polio Foundation? Facilities are….Specialized Diabetic Foot test,Specialized Cardiac Test like –  2D Echo and TMT,Specialized Kidney test,Specialized Eye test angiography and OCT.Specialized Diabetic Foot Shoes,High Tech Artificial Limbs and High Tech Braces,Special A/c rooms and Semi Special rooms,Modular Operation Theatre for High end surgery.Women Wellness Clinic for diagnosis of Breast lump and Cervical Cancer. 
 
4.What Are The Ways Of Donation? Donation can be made by cheque in favour of “ Polio Foundation” and Online donation through HDFC bank.Please visit: – http://www.poliofoundation.org/donation/index.phpDonations are also accepted in kind e.g. Medical Equipments / Medical furniture / wheel chairs etc…
 
5.What Are The Benefits Of Donation? Donations are exempted under Income Tax Act 80G and35 AC. 
 
6.Which Are The OPD Days? OPDDAYTIMEPediatric Orthopedic Mon, Wed & Friday2 PM to 4 PMCerebral PalsyFriday10 AM to 2 PMAutism ClinicWednesday2 PM to 4 PMGeneral Eye Check upMonday to Saturday10 AM to 12 PMDiabetic Foot CareMonday to Saturday10 AM to 2 PMDiabetic RetinopathyTuesday & Friday2 PM to 4 PMJuvenile Diabetes ClinicThursday3 PM to 5 PMKeratoplasty – Eye diseaseThursday3 PM to 4 PMEye disease – PediatricsWednesday & Saturday2 PM to 4 PMPain Management ClinicWednesday & Friday11 AM to 1 PMPhysiotherapyMonday to Saturday9 AM to 6:30 PMScoliosisWednesday2 PM to 4 PMClub FootWednesday2 PM to 4 PMPediatricMonday to Saturday9.30 AM to 1 PMDentalMonday to Saturday9.30 AM to 1 PM& 3 PM to 6 PMAlternative TherapyTuesday & Saturday2 PM to 4 PMPathology LaboratoryMonday to Saturday9 AM to 6 PMX- Ray & ECG.Monday to Saturday9 AM to 6 PMMammography & Cervical Cancer DiagnosisSaturday1 PM to 4 PMRetinopathy Of Prematurity ScreeningTuesday3 PM to 6 PMDiabetesMonday to Saturday9 AM to 1 PMCaliper / Artificial Limb UnitMonday to Saturday10 AM to 6 PM 
 
7.Which Are The Surgery Days? DAYCATEGORYTYPE OF SURGERY MondayEyeCornea transplant or Pediatric Squint or Pediatric CataractTuesdayPediatric & AdultCorrective Surgery – OrthopedicWednesdayEye & OrthopedicEye Catract – AdultSOS Spine Surgery – (Scoliosis)Pain ProcedureThursdayPediatric & AdultCorrective Surgery – OrthopedicFridayEye & Cerebral PalsyCorrective Surgery – Congenital DeformityEye Catract – Adult SOS Pain ProcedureSaturdayCongenitalDeformity& OrthopedicCorrective Surgery – Orthopedic
 
8.What Are The Credentials Of Polio Foundation? (1) Track record of 28 years services with minimal administrative cost.(2) Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation made first Public-Private Partnership and provided us hospital in Ahmedabad at token rent of Rs 100/- per year.(3) Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority has provided 5500 square yard land free of cost and we have constructed institute of  80000 square feet area with community support.(4) Former president of India DR A P J ABDUL KALAM visited and he himself donated funds to us.(5) National and International experts support us not only financially but also help us by their skills to treat patients with modern technology.(6) Government of Gujarat supports us with grants for modern equipments.(7) Our transparency and accountability have been applauded by our donors.(8) Recently we have been presented with Quality Mark Award by Quality Mark Trust.