Chandigarh August 13 ; Prof. Lakshmi Kanta Chawla, Health and Family Welfare Minister Punjab would formally flag off fully equipped mobile vans on the occasion of 62nd Independence Day from District Fatehgarh Sahib where she would be hoisting the national flag on 15th of August.
Stating this here today a spokesman of the government said that to initiate this scheme one such van has already been sent to District Mansa while remaining districts would be given the Mobile Medical vans on the Independence Day. This scheme had been launched in the state to enable the people of Punjab to have an access to healthcare facilities at their door steps and equitable distribution of heath services in the state. Besides this the Health department would hold medical camps for the slum dwellers and poor people living in other colonies at various places on 15th of August. On August 14 camps would be held for the school students’ at all 140 community health centres in the state. Every student turning up for the medical examination would be offered refreshments, fruit and sweets free of cost. The prime objective of holding such camps would be to evolve a healthy, disease free society, said the Spokesman.