March 27, 2015
Free health check-ups for all: KMC initiative provides free medical services
Kolkata Municipal Corporation under the guidance of Ms Mamata Banerjee has taken several initiatives to set up free health clinics at various locations for the residents of Kolkata.
The clinics that are run by KMC offers different types of check-up facilities like malaria tests, chest examinations, anti-rabies vaccination and routine immunization.
KMC at present has 140 clinics at various wards. KMC has set up malaria clinic at Narkeldanga, Ballygunge Phari, Vivekananda Park and Jadavpur. These clinics will conduct free blood tests and free treatment.
KMC runs free health camps for economically challenged sections and for slum dwellers in Kolkata. Free checks and treatments are done in those camps.
KMC is also setting up chest clinics. One such clinic has already been set up at Tollygunge.
KMC has set up several anti-rabies clinics at different locations.