Health Schemes in Bhubaneswar
The Government of Odisha is responsible and concerned to
look into the matter of developing health provisions and schemes for the
general public of the state as well as in Bhubaneswar.
However a few health schemes developed by the central government have also been
This is the Aim of the government behind the various health schemes: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. “HEALTH FOR ALL” does not mean an end to disease and disability or that doctors and nurses will for everyone. It means that resources for health are evenly distributed and that essential health is accessible to everyone, It means that health begins at home, in school, and at the workplace, and that people use better approaches for preventing illness and alleviating unavoidable disease and disability, it means that people recognize that ill-health is not inevitable and that they can shape their own lives and lives of their families, free from the avoidable burden of disease.
STATE TREATMENT FUND
This is one of
the most important steps taken up by the Government to ensure better health in Bhubaneswar and other
parts of the state. The Odisha State Treatment Fund provides financial
assistance to the poor section of patients who are suffering from life
threatening disorders or diseases and for treatment of their major ailments.
The financial assistance will be released to the Medical Institutions in which
treatment has been/is being given to the patients.
The fund is
managed by an autonomous society known as “ODISHA STATE TREATMENT FUND
SOCIETY”. The Society is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
The assistance is generally available for treatment in all
State Government Hospitals including the three Govt. Medical College &
Hospitals, SVPPGIP (Sishu Bhawan), Cuttack and