Chennai, July 2 (BPNS)
Around 65,087 sanitary workers of Tamil Nadu are to benefit from the medical camps for sanitary workers inaugurated by the state health minister, Ma Subramanian on Sunday. The inaugural function was held at Government higher secondary school, Kodambakkam.
Ma Subramanian while addressing the media said that the camp for sanitary workers which was announced in the budget of 2022-23 has commenced. The camp would conduct master body checkups for the sanitary workers and the health department would provide medical treatment for those sanitary workers who were diagnosed with diseases in the camp. The minister said that the medical colleges would provide treatment to the sanitary workers on the base of the reports from the health camps.
He said that the state public health department would have details of the patients and would set time table for the people on when and where they should go for full body check up. The minister said that this include X-Ray, ECG and Ultra Sound.
Ma Subramanian said that based on the reports, the health department would provide treatment to the patients accordingly.
Chennai Mayor R. Priya, Deputy Mayor Magesh Kumar, Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner, J. Radhakrishnan and Health Secretary, Gagandeep Singh Bedi were present with the minister during the inauguration at Kodambakkam High school.