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Delhi government’s Mohalla clinic joins IITF as a debutant

The clinic is providing free medical consultations to visitors at the India International Trade fair held at Pragati Maidan.

SNS | New Delhi |


The Delhi Government’s Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic has made its debut in the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) in the capital which has garnered quite support from across sections during the 14 days event.

According to the Delhi government, the stall is catching the attention of people across the globe.

“There are over 500 Mohalla clinics located across the national capital. Recently the government launched 4 pilot Mahila Mohalla Clinics across Delhi, especially for women and children,” stated the government in a press statement.

Following this, Mahila Mohalla Clinic made its debut at the India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan and along with spreading the word about these clinics, it is also providing free medical consultation to those in need.

“The clinic has gained much popularity at the fair in the past week and the stall can be seen buzzing with women willing to take advice on their health from doctors. The clinic has come to the rescue of not only visitors but also the staff of other states’ and countries’ stalls who are spending their days dealing with the huge number of visitors,” stated the Delhi government in a press release.

Dr. Monika Relan who along with other staff members is deputed at the clinic in the trade fair said, “From Nov 14 to Nov 18 the trade fair was open for business people and the response from them was overwhelming. We provided medical help to more than 300 people during this time.”

The trade fair was opened for the general public on November 19 and since then the clinic has addressed the queries and attended to hundreds of people every day, she added.

Mahila Mohalla Clinics provide primary healthcare services to women, children under 12, and adolescent girls in a female-friendly environment.

Clinics have all-female staff to deal with patients. In addition to this 239 lab tests and general curative medicines are also provided to visiting patients, as in Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics, stated the Delhi government.

The recently launched Mahila Mohalla clinics are in Moti Lal Nehru Camp in Munirka, Batla House in Okhla, Sapera Basti in Kondli, and Block 58, Near Kali Mandir in New Delhi.

Soon, the government plans to launch 100 more Mahila mohalla clinics across Delhi.