Mobile Medical Units are now an integral part of the general health system, offering services to remote or difficult-to-reach populations. These can be used to increase access to TB diagnostic and treatment services in the communities they serve.
The corporate could purchase a van, fabricate it with project name, company logos and key TB messages and fit it with the required medical equipment like X-Ray machine. To operate this van, the project would need the services of a project coordinator (part time), technician, field officers, MIS officer, driver and spend of fuel and maintenance.
Capital Cost – INR 70 – 75 lakhs
Operational Cost – INR 30 Lakh per annum
Drug Resistant TB is difficult to treat and its treatment duration is relatively longer. DR-TB patients may require financial assistance for travelling to diagnostic and health centres and also for undertaking various medical evaluations required prior to availing the free treatment services being provided by Government. Sponsoring transport and pre-treatment evaluation costs for DR-TB patients is a low cost model but directly helps patients in dire need to access treatment without delay and interruption.Get More Details