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Dai-Didi mobile clinics in Chhattisgarh benefit women

Dai-Didi mobile clinics in Chhattisgarh benefit women

Women’s health is a major concern across the globe. Especially in developing countries, many women do not focus on their health.

In this context, the Chhattisgarh government took an initiative for women in 2020. To provide women with free medical treatment, the Chhattisgarh government launched mobile clinics.

The Mukhyamantri Shahri Slum Swasthya Yojana intended to provide healthcare solutions to underprivileged people. Dai-Didi clinics are a good initiative as part of it. The state government launched this facility to empower the women in the state.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel flagged off the three Dai-Didi (mother-sister) mobile clinic vans in Raipur, Bhilai and Bilaspur.

The all-women clinic has female doctors and paramedical staff. These mobile clinics operate in both slum and urban areas.

Each mobile medical unit is linked to Dhanwantari medical stores. These stores offer superior-quality generic medicines to patients.

Besides, the mobile clinics provide 48 types of diagnostic tests. All these are offered free of cost.

These mobile clinics offer essential health services to people in need. They cover preventive care as well as screening system on health issues of women. In addition, they offer diagnostic services also.

The laboratory tests and prescribed medicines are free for women. More than 1,20,000 women and around 20,000 girls have benefitted from the mobile facility. Also, more than one lakh women received the required medicines.

Many beneficiaries are satisfied with the services offered as part of the programme. Especially the facility was helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Around 170 essential medicines approved by the government are available in mobile clinics. The government procures these medicines from reputed pharma companies.

In this way, the Chhattisgarh government wants to provide healthcare solutions to women at their doorsteps.

Due to the overwhelming response from women, the state government wishes to extend the facility to many other areas.

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