Chennai: M.K. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Stalin on Friday launched 200 unique medical camps in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), which will assess and treat patients within the city limits of Chennai.
The camps include private hospitals, which are part of the Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme. These camps are in addition to the programs of the Chennai Corporation. The Greater Chennai Corporation said in a statement on Friday that the camps are being organized on the orders of the Chief Minister to protect people from rain-related diseases like common cold, influenza and other infections.
Ma Subramanian, who was present at the event, said, “The chief minister has asked the health department to cooperate with the Greater Chennai Corporation and run 200 medical camps throughout the northeast monsoon season.”
Stalin also visited some rain-hit districts of Chengalpattu district and observed civil works at Narayanapuram lake on Pallikaranai radial road. S Arvind Ramesh, Sholinganallur MLA, K Gopal, Chengalpattu Collector A.R. Rahul Nadh and other top officials were present.