Mumbai will receive 227 free medical clinics, according to Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

by Web Desk | Published: 14 Sep 2022

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Eknath Shinde, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, said on Tuesday that beginning on October 2nd, 227 free healthcare facilities will be available to residents of Mumbai as part of the "Hindu Hriday Samrat Balasaheb Thackeray" facility. Up to 139 medical tests will reportedly be provided without charge at these centres, which will be managed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
 
"The initial phase would see the opening of 50 healthcare facilities. Through these healthcare facilities, 139 medical tests will be performed without charge "added the official. On Tuesday, the Chief Minister conducted a review meeting about this at the Sahyadri guest home. "To better serve the needs of the local population, there should be more mobile medical units in the slum regions. Additionally, mobile vans for mammography should be introduced "CM Shinde gave the order.
 
"The work of these clinics has currently been finished in 50 locations. In the city's eastern and western suburbs, 227 clinics will be built, 34 of which will be polyclinics. These polyclinics will provide access to specialised services. Portacabin and concrete cabin are the two operating models for the clinic "A formal statement was read.
 
One clinic will serve every 25–30,000 persons. This clinic will be open from 7 AM to 2 PM and from 3 PM to 10 PM, depending on the convenience of the patients. "The clinic will have an MBBS doctor, a nurse, a pharmacist, and multi-purpose workers. Patients are being registered through information and technology," the BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal informed.
 
 
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