Mobile Medicare Unit for the Aged (MMU)

The Mobile Medicare Unit for the aged was started in the year 1994. The purpose of MMU is to provide medical services which include diagnosis, treatment therapy and referrals to Govt. Hospitals for advanced treatment. The beneficiaries covered are poor rural old aged people living in remote villages who doesn’t have quick access for medical aid. This programme is being implemented in 75 villages of Irala & Pakala Mandals of Chittoor Dist. A.P. The MMU team consists of a qualified and trained medical doctor, a nurse, one social worker who will visit the villages with specific action plan to treat the already identified needy patients and enroll new patients. The team will have basic diagnostic equipment and medicines which are supplied free of cost. The registration and treatment to the rural old aged people a is continuous process. The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MSJE), Govt. of India is supporting this project.

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