By writer to timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A complete of 1,171 sufferers have been recognized in rural areas throughout completely different panchayats.
District panchayat president V Ok Madhu mentioned authorities workers and people who are already enrolled beneath Karunya benevolent schemes won’t be eligible for the mission.
“Now we have two hospitals at Nedumangadu and Neyyatinkara with 25 and 11 items, respectively. At current we give Rs 500 as dialysis support for BPL sufferers and Rs 600 for APL sufferers. A single course of might value them a mean of Rs 1,400 since reagent and medication would value round Rs 660. We are going to organize free dialysis for eligible sufferers,” mentioned Madhu.
He mentioned, along with this, those that bear dialysis at personal hospitals will likely be given Rs 900 as support by district panchayat.
The panchayat will finalise an settlement with respective personal hospitals and quantity will likely be reimbursed to the hospitals by the panchayat.
“The beneficiaries can submit medical information, docs’ certificates at district panchayat and register for this scheme earlier than Could 10. We are going to problem a medical card to the beneficiaries and based mostly on this card remedy may be availed,” mentioned Madhu.
The district panchayat can even carry sufferers who’ve undergone kidney and liver transplant beneath this scheme.
Medicines will likely be distributed by 12 medical retailers beneath district panchayat.
“Many individuals have run out of jobs and haven’t been capable of buy medicines or to bear dialysis. We are going to make use of our community of medical retailers to make obtainable the mandatory medicines to sufferers who’ve transplanted kidney and liver. The disaster resulted by the pandemic is big and panchayat is attempting to mitigate the affect,” he mentioned.
The scheme was introduced within the panchayat price range for 2020-21.
The mission registration will likely be accomplished by Could 10 and by third week of Could individuals can avail the advantages of the scheme.