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Aam Admi Clinics in district witness footfall of over 1 lakh patients within 8 months: Sangrur DC
People getting quality health services near their homes
Sangrur, April 30, 2023: Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Jorwal said that within 8 months of starting the functioning of Aam Aadmi Clinics in Sangrur district, over one lakh patients have taken benefit of quality health facilities from these clinics.
Deputy Commissioner informed that in the first phase, four Aam Aadmi Clinics were started from August 15, 2022, and 14 others was started from 27 January this year in Sangrur by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led the Punjab government to become more than one lakh.
Deputy Commissioner said that to increase the scope of quality and timely health services and reduce the burden on government hospitals, besides saving the valuable time of patients, the Punjab government has established Aam Aadmi Clinics in rural and urban areas.
He added that now Urban and rural health centers have been equipped with experienced medical staff.
Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Jorwal said that there were often queues of patients in the OPDs of government hospitals but now they were getting better health in the Aam Aadmi clinics without any hassles.
He added that with the best services, the needy are getting better treatment for their diseases and many don't even have to waste their precious time.
The Deputy Commissioner said that in view of the convenience of the people, other related departments including the health department were working in the direction of providing more such upgraded clinics to the people soon.
Giving more information in this regard, Civil Surgeon Dr. Parminder Kaur said that till April 29, 2023, in district Sangrur, 1 lakh 11 thousand 23 patients have got medical treatment as well as free medicines and tests, etc. from Aam Aadmi clinics.