KOCHI: The Kochi Corporation Health Department will take initiatives to check the spread of epidemics with mobile homoeo clinics. As part of the pre-monsoon cleaning drive, the Health Department will launch mobile homoeo-clinics that will start operations this month end.
The Corporation Homoeo Mission will deliver free-homoeo medicines for a week to about one lakh people in the city. As many as 30 doctors will be on duty. A total of 32 mobile clinics will be set up to assist the mission. The mission will focus mainly on public places like market and bus stand. It will be spread across six areas, namely Fort Kochi, Edakochi, Thoppumpady, Vytilla, Edappally, Ernakulam Central. The Corporaton Health Standing Committee chairman T K Ashraf said the mission will prevent the spread of epidemics in the monsoon season.
“This is part of the pre-monsoon cleaning efforts of the Corporation. It was a very successful move of the last year to control epidemic. It will benefit both to the floating population and to the city residents,” said T K Ashraf.