Medica Hospital Extends Free Health Check-Up for SCCWC 2019 Team India North


KOLKATA, APRIL, 2019: City-based Medica Superspecialty Hospital has
come ahead in support for the first ever Street Child Cricket World Cup
(SCCWC 2019) to be held in May ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Medica extended its support towards a medical health check-up for the
children who are all set to fly to the Mecca of Cricket, Lords. The
SCCWC 2019 is the first ever Cricket World Cup being organised for
street children and India is all set to present Team India North and
Team India South.

Non-profit organisations namely Save the Children and The Hope
Foundation jointly developed Team North India consisting of 8 children
with equal number of boys and girls from Kolkata. The Team will be
travelling to UK on 28th April for participation in the World Cup

Manjula Singh, CSR Head, Medica Group of Hospitals, said: “It is our
endeavour as individuals and institutions to come forward and celebrate
the potential of every child and make a difference in the lives of
children. We are happy to engage with kids with activities around

Medica Hospital Extends Free Health Check-Up for SCCWC 2019

Team India North

Dr. Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals, said, “Medica
always strives to provide responsible medical care to all sections of
people in the society. The team looks fit and raring to go. We wish them
best for the first ever Street Child Cricket World Cup.”

The one-of-its-kind international tournament, is being organised by
Street Child United (SCU), a UK-based organisation, which has a legacy
of holding street child tournaments around major sporting festivals like
FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Olympics in Brazil, FIFA World Cup
Russia and more. The SCCWC is an opportunity to unite street children
from nine countries, to play at the prestigious Lord’s Cricket Ground,
while also put a spotlight on challenges they face. Off the pitch, the
young people will make their voices heard and make recommendations to
help improve the lives of street children worldwide.