Financial Aid to 17 patients provided under RBSK in Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, SEPTEMBER 27 – Under Rashtriya Bal  Swasthya  Karyakram   financial Aid to  17 patients  was provided  during the current financial year and an amount of Rs.15, 25,000 has been released by District Health Society Udhampur for their treatment.

During 2015-16 an amount of Rs.  5,07,000 was released for the  treatment of 14 patients  while  01 patient got the financial aid of Rs. 1,50,000 during 2014-15 under the scheme. Out of the total 32 patients who got financial aid, 10 underwent the surgery for the treatment of Congenital Heart diseases, 02 underwent Cochlear implantation and 19 got the hearing aids.  A total of 25824 patients were screened under the RBSK scheme till august 2016.

A new scheme called ‘ Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan’ (PMSMA) has been initiated  in the district in the month of June this year  for improving  the health care facilities of  pregnant women  who are provided at least one antenatal check up during the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy on 9th of every month.