Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Free Medicine Distribution Scheme
According to this free drug distribution scheme, prescription of generic medicines in government hospitals are being written by physicians and medicines are being distributed by medicines. In the event of non-availability of any drug stock, the nearest alternative medicine is available. Free medicines are being provided to the patients as per consultation with doctors.
As per the state government-run plan, the health department is sanctioned by the district and the division level under the state aid assistance fund. Health cards are issued under Deendayal Antyodaya Treatment Scheme. Under this program, pentavalent (one vaccine of five vaccines) is applied. Not only this, free medical check-ups, such as pathological investigations and availability of ECG, sonography, echocardiography and X-ray tests are all free in all government hospitals.
Details of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Free Medicine Distribution Scheme
Under this scheme, all the facilities are provided to the general public. Free diagnostic facilities are being provided from district hospitals to sub-healthcentres.
For the patients coming to the clinics from free distribution centres established in hospitals in the free distribution scheme, this service will be available for OPD timings and for patients admitted in hospital for seven days and round the clock.
In case of any drug, the stock is not available, alternative medicines will be written.