A first of its kind women special mobile medical facility — ‘Dai-Didi (Mother-Sister) clinic’ — will be launched by Chhattisgarh today, November 19, the birth anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi.
Initially, the all-women mobile clinic would offer its free health services in the municipal limits of Raipur, Bilaspur, and Bhilai under the Mukhyamantri Urban Slum Health Scheme.
The clinic will comprise women staff, including a doctor, paramedical staff, technician, and auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM).
“The Dai-Didi clinic is yet another initiative towards women empowerment in the state,” The New Indian Express quoted Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel as saying.
Besides the treatment and diagnosis of diseases related to women’s health and well-being, the clinic will have provisions of all primary healthcare facilities. Each mobile unit’s services will cover installed preventive care and screening systems on women’s health.
With the help of the unique services, women can interact with the dedicated female health providers. They can get themselves counselled on issues related to gynaecology, pregnancy, and reproductive health.
Additionally, the women will also get the benefits of various schemes of women and child development department.
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