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Vadil Sukhakari Yojana 2020 has been launched by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation as a healthcare initiative for elderly citizens. In this scheme, the teams of the doctors and paramedical staff will visit elderly citizens particularly those senior citizens with co-morbidities. In this article, we will tell you about the Vadil Sukhakari Yojna complete details.
Vadil Sukhakari Yojana 2020
The AMC of Gujarat has launched the Vadil Sukhakari Yojana to provide health care services to the citizens. In this scheme, the teams with 3 paramedical staff will visit elderly citizens. Apart from checking for diseases, the constituted teams will distribute the immunity booster package including the following items:-
- Vitamin C tablets
- Zinc Tablets
- Samsamani Vati
In addition to these medicines, some other essential medicines or drugs which are necessary for senior citizens would be given.
Beneficiaries of Vadil Sukhakari Yojana
The AMC of Gujarat will constitute around 100 such teams and around 2,000 senior citizens will be covered every day. All the senior citizens with co-morbidities will be visited by a team every 15 days. The scheme will ensure that a doctor and paramedical staff visits elderly citizens regularly and check them for various diseases such as:-
- Heart Beats
- Blood Pressure
- Oxygen Level
- Kidney diseases
- Other diseases related to old age
All those elderly citizens with co-morbid conditions require special attention and care in this situation. To these people, immunity booster packages would be provided absolutely free of cost.
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Database / Record of Co-Morbidity of Senior Citizens
The AMC has also developed a special software for the project to maintain data and record of the co-morbidity of senior citizens. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has identified 30,000 senior citizens with co-morbidities based on a household survey. The survey was conducted in 21 wards with greater incidence of coronavirus infection. These twenty one wards includes wards like Jodhpur, Bopal, Chandkheda, Maninagar, Isanpur among others.
Vadil Sukhakari Yojana is the first such project for providing better healthcare services for elderly in the country. The AMC had earlier launched multiple healthcare initiatives successfully. These initiatives includes the Dhanvantari Rath, the 104 treatment helpline, Sanjivani yojana, Doctor Mitra project, the Corona Santavana project among others.