The Karnataka government on Wednesday simultaneously launched 114 ‘Namma Clinics’, including 2 in Belagavi City. These Clinics will provide primary healthcare services to vulnerable sections, especially the urban poor and daily wage workers, across the state.
The Belagavi South MLA Abhay Patil & Belagavi North MLA Anil Benake inaugurated Namma Clinics at Majagaon and Shahu nagar in Belagavi City.
Twelve types of health services will be available at these centres free of cost, and each clinic will consist of a medical officer, a nurse, lab technician, and a Group D employee, an official statement had said earlier.
Karnataka Governemnt to operationalise 438 Namma Clinics across the State as announced earlier and all the remaining ones will be functional by January-end.
21 clinics in Belagavi : A total of 21 of Namma Clinics will be functioning Belagavi District, and work is underway to make them operational for public service by January end. Each Namma Clinic is expected to cater to a population of 10,000 to 20,000.
Services : The 12 kinds of services include pregnancy, postnatal, neonatal care, childhood and adolescent care, universal immunisation services, family welfare, contraceptive, infectious disease management, common and minor ailment care and diabetes, it added.