A Comprehensive Urban Primary Health Centre (CUPHC) was inaugurated by CM Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday at Palace Huttahalli near Malleswaram.
Story so far: A first for India, these centres will provide many services such as testing, diagnosis, treatment, and medicine at zero cost or an affordable price. CM Bommai stated that 20 such centres would be opened in the city this year.
- The healthcare centres have been set up by the BBMP in association with Manipal Health Enterprises as well as with philanthropic contributions from many citizens.
- Bommai also said that ‘Namma Clinic’ will be set up in 243 wards in the next three months.
Digitalised centres: Minister and MLA of Malleswaram stated that this is the first completely digitalised healthcare centre in the country. The purpose of these centres is to provide quality healthcare to all at affordable prices.