Raipur, April 27 (H.S.). In the urban areas of Chhattisgarh, the needy people living in the slum areas are being treated through mobile medical units under the Mukhyamantri Shahari Slum Health Scheme. The Mukhyamantri Shahari Slum Swasthya Yojana, started keeping in mind this problem of the poor by shutting down their business for minor ailments and taking appointments from doctors and getting treatment in queues, is now not only fulfilling its objectives and goals. Rather, setting up of a camp in the locality has made it easier for people to get treatment. Poor and needy people no longer have to wander for treatment when they fall ill.
Winning the hearts of poor families under the Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme. They are appreciating the initiative taken by the Chhattisgarh government for health facilities by providing immediate treatment facilities to the people. Under the guidance of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and under the supervision of Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shivkumar Dahria, it was started on 1 November 2020 in 14 municipal corporations of the state. Now its benefit is being given to the people of all the urban bodies of Chhattisgarh. So far, about 19 lakh patients have been treated under this scheme. If we look at the number of camps organized under Mobile Medical Unit and the number of people receiving health benefits, then every month more than one lakh patients are getting treatment through Mobile Medical Unit. Lab tests of three lakh 71 thousand 458 people and free medicines have been distributed to 15 lakh 61 thousand 281 patients through mobile medical units. Similarly, about 91 thousand women have been treated in Dai-Didi clinics.