Telangana: Basti Dawakhana gives free treatment to people

Nov 24, 2022

Hyderabad (Telangana), Nov 24 (ANI): In order to provide healthcare services to the urban poor, the Government of Telangana has established Basti Dawakhanas in urban slums with each Dawakhana providing services to 5,000 to 10,000 persons. These centres provide 53 different kinds of free health services including outpatient consultation, medicines, basic lab diagnosis, antenatal and postnatal care, and screening for non-communicable diseases. Specialist consultation is also provided at Basti Dawakhanas through Telemedicine. Basti Dawakhana initiative was launched by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation in April 2018.