PMC to begin common screening and remedy of senior residents
The Pune Municipal Company (PMC) has determined to provide you with a coverage that goals at offering common screening, diagnostic and medical consideration to senior residents.
On Monday, PMC officers, well being officers and representatives of senior residents organisation carried out a gathering on Monday to debate the upcoming coverage and advantages.
Dr Kalpana Baliwant, PMC deputy well being officer mentioned that the assembly was held following the instructions of the Maharashtra CM. “The representatives of the aged group had met CM Eknath Shinde final month to debate points confronted by them. Following which, the instructions had been issued and the assembly was carried out. Throughout the assembly it has been determined to offer free well being test for all residents twice a 12 months. PMC may even situation Ayushman Bharat well being playing cards to all of the residents.”
In line with the members of the senior residents organisation, the town has an enormous aged inhabitants and a persistent medical care coverage is required for well timed check-ups.
PMC well being officer Dr Bhagwan Pawar mentioned, “It has been determined to offer free screening and remedy facility. Many aged claimed to face inconvenience whereas availing well being care attributable to rush at PMC-run amenities. It has been determined to maintain a devoted Out Sufferers Division (OPD), as soon as every week for the aged at PMC-run hospitals. We’ll practice our employees for geriatric care and if attainable, geriatricians will likely be appointed on the devoted OPD’s.”
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