On November 19, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will inaugurate the Dai-Didi Clinic, a special clinic for women, on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister late Smt. Indira Gandhi. This special women’s medical mobile clinic launched for women will be the first unique clinic of its kind in the country. Only women patients will get free treatment facility in the trains of clinics. Only women staff and women doctors, women lab technicians and women ANMs will be employed in Dai-Didi clinic trains. With the commencement of this clinic, women workers and women and girls residing in slum areas will get treatment through women doctors near their home.
This clinic will be operated under the Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme. At present, one Dai-Didi clinic for women is being started in three big municipal corporations of the state, Raipur, Bhilai and Bilaspur. In this clinic, along with first aid of women, there will be additional facility for breast cancer screening by women doctor, self breast examination of beneficiaries, regular and special screening of pregnant women etc. This clinic will be set up in the slum area on a predetermined day near Anganwadi in the cities in collaboration with the Women and Child Development Department. Along with this clinic, benefits of various beneficial projects of Women and Child Development Department for pregnant women, children etc. will also be provided.
Significantly, there is no separate screening room for women in general clinics and counselors in women. Family planning tools, copper-T insertion, availability of emergency pills, birth control pills, weekly contraceptive pill, contraceptive injection, family planning counseling, STD counseling Feels ashamed Due to having dedicated female staff in this women’s clinic, now such consultation will be free.