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Odisha govt launches 4 new health schemes. Here are benefits

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched four health service schemes of the state government at the Secretariat here.

Here are the four schemes and benefits under it.

1. NIDAAN— The state government has decided to provide identified diagnostic services free of cost to all patients in the public health facilities of the state from January 1, 2018. Besides, additional diagnostic service such as high-end pathology tests, digital X-ray, CT scan and MRI will be provided free of cost in government facilities in PPP mode by March, 2018.

2. SAHAY— Free dialysis service to all patients in the public health facilities from January 1, 2018. As many as 127 dialysis machines will be installed in PPP mode at 25 district headquarters hospitals and one community health centre at Narasinghpur in Cuttack district by March, 2018.

3. AMA Clinic— Additional services in urban clinics including fixed day specialists services in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paediatrics, Medicine and Geriatrics, Eye-care, Physiotherapy and Psychiatric services.

4. ANMOL— With a view to equip the ANMs with the latest technology, the government has decided to provide the ANMOL tablet computers to all the ANMs. It will help in providing real time service to the beneficiaries, especially pregnant women, mothers and newborns in the state.