Monday, September 8, 2008

Mobile Hospitals in Uttarakhand

In an impressive decision Uttarakhand is planning to launch 13 mobile hospitals to provide best medical facilities at the doorsteps and to tackle emergencies like accidents in the hill state.

In a report by health misnistry, in Uttarakhand road accidents were very common and nearly 300 to 500 persons being killed every year in such incidents and most of the time, people do not get medical facilities in time.

These mobile hospitals, would have specialised teams of doctors and surgeons, and be stationed at the district headquarters and could be rushed on the distress call. Health Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank claimed that Uttarakhand would be the first state in the country to have hospitals on wheels.

Rs 1 crore is to be expected as a cost for each mobile hospital. The government has invited global tenders, which would be finalised in two months time and it has so far received 130 tenders.

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