The District Revenue Officer(DRO) of Ramanathapuram District Thiru. R. Govindarajalu flagged off a Mobile medical unit sponsored by Aster DM Healthcare & Ashok Leyland on 05th December 2023, a vehicle that will provide diagnosis and treatment services to the poor in remote villages at their doorstep. The unit Will organize medical camps quarterly in a year that will have multi-specialty Doctors from other states like Kerala and Karnataka.
The DRO flagged off the vehicle at the Ramanathapuram Collectorate in the presence of Deputy directors of both Ramanathapuram and Paramakudi block. The mobile medical unit will have an MBBS doctor, a staff nurse, a pharmacist, a laboratory technician, an ANM, and a driver. Each day the unit will visit the identified village and will provide clinical examination, laboratory investigations, treatment, and follow-up of patients, free of cost to all sections of society. The unit will also screen the villagers for diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic respiratory diseases, arthritis, and other ailments and will refer the cases to higher centers for confirmation of the diagnosis, provide treatment, and will follow them up in subsequent visits.
Implementation partner : Thanal & UNWO