Chouhan will launch Health Services Guarantee Scheme in MP from Oct 29
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh
Chouhan will launch “Health Services Guarantee Scheme” in the state on October
29. The scheme will be run in accordance with Citizens Charter for assured
delivery of treatment and prevention services for public health. The state Health
Department has included 18 health services in the scheme under Citizens
Charter. This was informed by Principal Secretary Health Praveer Krishna here on
The 18 services include Mamta, Aastha and Prerna
Abhiyans in all government institutions. The 18 services are being introduced
from district up to Gram Arogya Kendras.
The services include free health examination,
medicines and food in government hospitals, availability of means under family
planning programme under Prerna Abhiyan, rehabilitation to below 5 years
children suffering from malnutrition, full vaccination of children, medical
verification of applicants’ age, health examination of children from 0 to 18
years under National Child Health Programme, distribution of iron pills to
adolescent children under Vivs and Arsh programmes, Janani Express for pregnant
women and 108 service for emergency medical service.
Similarly, the scheme will also cover free treatment
of TB patients under Revised National TB Control Programme, free treatment and
examination for prevention of Vector-borne diseases, free treatment of leprosy
patients under National Leprosy Eradication Programme, examination and
treatment of patients under National Blindness Eradication Programme, making
available treatment facility within time-limit in cases received from district
and division level under Rajya Beemari Sahayata Nidhi and treating patients as
per prescribed norms under Deendayal Antyodaya Upchar Yojana.
Besides, disposal of cases under Mukhyamantri Bal
Hriday Upchar Yojana and registration and renewal of private hospitals in the
state within time-limit are also included in the scheme.
Awards will be given on outstanding performance and
immediate disciplinary action will be initiated against the officers and
employees in case of failure of non-delivery or delay in delivery of services.
Information about all 18 health services will be
displayed on notice boards. Names and telephone numbers of accountable officers
and employees will also be displayed on notice boards.