BHUBANESWAR:The Nilachal Saraswat Sangh on Tuesday announced launch of its health initiative Sadguru Swami Nigamananda Healthcare and Consultation Centre to provide free treatment, diagnostic and advice to the poor and needy patients.
The centre located near Exhibition Ground here was inaugurated by Health and Family Welfare Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak in presence of Mayor Anant Narayan Jena on Tuesday.
The health centre would function from 9 am to noon daily and will have senior medical professionals from different speciality and super speciality disciplines attending to patients. The centre would provide free consultation and medicare services with major focus on non-communicable diseases like diabetes and hypertension.
Diagnostic services including pathological tests advised by doctors will be conducted through KIMS hospital. The organisation would also hold health camps in slums to provide healthcare services at the doorsteps of the poorest sections, secretary Umesh Chandra Samantray said.
Among others, association coordinator Sangram Keshari Singh was present.