Delhi School Health Clinics
Manish Sisodia, Delhi’s Education Minister as well as Deputy Chief Minister has inaugurated, on a pilot basis, a health clinic at a government school located in Delhi’s Moti Bagh.
- Health clinics will be established in Delhi government schools as part of the state government’s ‘Aam Aadmi School Clinics’ project, which is similar to the ‘mohalla clinics’ projects.
- Students will benefit from health clinics at Delhi schools, which will help them keep physically and mentally fit.
- Porta cabins will be installed in the premises of the schools from which the health clinics will operate.
What services will be provided in school health clinics?
Students will receive counseling services, and the clinic’s staff and doctors will focus on taking care of the students’ mental health. Every child in school will receive a full-body check-up twice a year from the health clinics.
Health Clinic Staffs
One School Health Clinic Assistant or nurse, one psychologist, and one multi-task worker will be assigned to each school health clinic. For every five clinics, one doctor will be available who will visit each clinic once a week.
About Mohalla Clinics
Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics (AAMC), commonly known as Mohalla Clinics, are primary health care facilities in New Delhi. They provide free basic essential health services which include diagnostics, medicines, and free-of-cost consultation. These clinics serve as the public’s first point of contact, timely services are provided and the number of referrals to the state’s secondary and tertiary health facilities is reduced. In 2015, Mohalla Clinics were first set up by the Aam Aadmi Party government. As of 2020, 450 such clinics have been set up across and have served over 16.24 million residents.
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