Amma health check up from today
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced in the Legislative Assembly that Complete health check-up schemes will be started in the Government General Hospitals at a very low cost in order to benefit of the poor people.
The principal and Director (in-charge) of Chennai Government Medical Education and General Hospital, Ms. Vimala informed that until now, people had to visit several hospitals for a complete physical health check up. Amma complete health check up scheme, all tests are said to be conducted at a single place. Patients are said to visit several places.
People who are coming for the complete health check up can arrive in the morning at the hospital and have all tests completed before the afternoon and return back to their residences. Breakfast will also be served at the hospital. Check up results can be collected at the next day also. After that people can consult the relevant doctors and get the medical advice. At the complete health check up, there are complete 11 tests available including blood, kidney, fat, liver, thyroid, sugar, X-Ray, ECHO, uterus, breast cancer, and deficiency of vitamin D. There are three kinds of payment fixed in Amma complete health check up scheme. They are Basic tests will cost Rs. 1000/-.Other tests will cost Rs. 2000/- & Rs. 3000/-. For women`s complete health check-up scheme, the cost is fixed at Rs. 3000/-. Amma complete health check-up has provide the good facility at a considerably reduced cost. Once this new scheme has been implemented then the current scheme of health check-up for Rs, 250/- will be stopped.