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More than 22.42 lakh people have received treatment under Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme

 Free health check-up, treatment and medicines are being provided to people in slums under the scheme

So far, 31740 camps organized through Mobile Medical Unit

Pathology examination of more than 4 lakh 45 thousand patients

Free medicines given to more than 18 lakh 38 thousand patients so far

With an aim to provide easily accessible healthcare facilities to people living in urban slums,  Chhattisgarh Government has been implementing Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme. Under this scheme run by Urban Administration and Development Department of Chhattisgarh Government, free medical treatment has been provided to 22 lakh 42 thousand 235 people so far. As many as 31 thousand 740 health checkup camps have been organized by the Mobile Medical Unit team in the slums of 169 urban bodies in the state. 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 the cramped settlements of urban areas.

It is worth mentioning that to provide free health facilities to people in slums areas of 14 municipal corporation areas of the state, the first phase of Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme was started on 01 November 2020. Under this scheme, 60 mobile medical units started providing free health check-up, medical treatment and medicines to the slum dwellers. In view of the success of this scheme, Chief Minister decided to expand its implementation to all the urban bodies of the state. Subsequently, on 31 March 2022, 60 more mobile medical units were started. Under this scheme, doctors, paramedical teams, 120 mobile medical units equipped with medical equipment and medicines provide health facilities to the urban slum dwellwers in the state. Under Mukhyamantri Shahari Slum Swasthya Yojana, so far 4 lakh 45 thousand 661 patients have been provided with the facility of pathology test, and more than 18 lakh 38 thousand 804 patients have been provided free medicines. Around 2 lakh 34 thousand 553 beneficiaries of this scheme are labourers.


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