Treatment of more than 22.42 lakh people through Mukhyamantri Urban Slum Health Scheme

Under the Chief Minister’s Urban Slum Health Scheme, run by the Urban Administration and Development Department, Government of Chhattisgarh, with the objective of providing home access health facilities to the people living in the slums of urban areas of Chhattisgarh, till now 22 lakh 42 thousand 235 people have been provided by mobile medical team. Free treatment is provided. Under this, 31 thousand 740 camps have been organized by the Mobile Medical Unit team in the slums of 169 urban bodies of the state and medicines have been given free of cost to the people by examining and treating them. Urban Administration and Development Minister Dr. Shivkumar Dahria has directed the departmental officers to conduct health check-up and provide free medicines to the needy people of urban areas in cramped settlements. In order to provide health facilities to the people living in the state, 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, doctors, paramedical teams, 120 mobile medical units equipped with medical equipment and medicines are now providing health facilities to the people in the slums of the urban areas of the entire state. Under the Mukhyamantri Shahari Slum Health Scheme, so far 4 lakh 45 thousand 661 patients have been provided with the facility of pathology test and free medicines have been given to more than 18 lakh 38 thousand 804 patients. 2 lakh 34 thousand 553 workers are among the patients benefitted under this scheme. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading