20 lakh people treated through Chief Minister Urban Slum Health

Under the Chief Minister’s Urban Slum Health Scheme, which aims to provide home access health facilities to the people living in slums of urban areas of Chhattisgarh state, 20 lakh 6 thousand 401 people have been provided free treatment by mobile medical team so far. Under this, so far 28 thousand 418 camps have been provided by the Mobile Medical Unit team in the slums of 169 urban bodies of the state, free of cost, and medicines have been given to the people by conducting free tests and treatment. In order to provide health facilities to the people, the first phase of Mukhyamantri Urban Slum Health Scheme was started on 01 November 2020. Under this, health check-up and treatment and drug distribution of people were started by going to slums by 60 mobile medical units. In view of the success of this scheme by the Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, on 31 March 2022, it was expanded to the urban body areas of the entire state and 60 more mobile medical units were started. Under this scheme, now 120 mobile medical units equipped with doctors, paramedical teams, medical equipment and medicines are providing health facilities to the people in the slums of the urban areas of the entire state. Apart from providing facility of pathology test to lakh 97 thousand 273 patients, free medicines have been given to 16 lakh 49 thousand 927 patients. Among the patients benefited under this scheme, 2 lakh 29 thousand 991 patients are registered with the Labor Department. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading