Health and Family Welfare

Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme for People Over 30 Years in Punjab / पंजाब में 30 साल से अधिक आयु वाले लोगों के लिए नि: शुल्क वार्षिक स्वास्थ्य जांच योजना

जाब में 30 साल से अधिक आयु वाले लोगों के लिए नि: शुल्क वार्षिक स्वास्थ्य जांच योजना

State Government of Punjab announced new scheme of free health checkup called Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme. This scheme implemented in Punjab with the help of Department of Health and Family Welfare. Under the health check-up scheme, each resident of the state who is above 30 years of age will be screened for diseases like anemia, hypertension, diabetes, kidney and liver ailments etc.

The state government has planned this initiative through an expert group Advisor (Health) Dr. K K Talwar and Dr. Rajesh Kumar of Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER). The main objective of the scheme is to prevent and control such diseases by detecting those at the early stage. As per the health experts say, early diagnosis through regular check-ups is the key to prevention of such diseases and improve the quality of life. In this scheme, the state government has already established free medicine and diagnostic facilities center across the Punjab state. If any patient suffering from kidney and liver diseases then he/she will be referred to the nearest diagnostic facilities center in the state. Under the scheme, people over 30 years of age will be examined for such diseases every Saturday at community health centers (CHC) and will be motivated to take healthy food and exercise regularly. Government has taken this initiative because it has aimed to make people health conscious and to initiate treatment for any disease detected by these diagnostic tests at the early stage

Benefits of Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme:

  • Benefits of free health check-up annually for people above 30 years of age
  • Benefits of diagnosing the diseased like anemia, hypertension, diabetes, kidney and liver ailments etc
  • Benefits of free medicine and diagnostic facilities center across Punjab state

Eligibility for Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme:

  1. Candidate must be resident of Punjab state
  2. People over 30 years of age are eligible for free health check-up

Documents required for Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme:

  1. Aadhaar card
  2. Age proof such as driving license, voter card etc.

How to apply for Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme:

  1. Candidate should visit nearest community health centers
  2. Candidate also visit Government hospitals in Punjab

References & Details:

  1. For more details about Free Annual Health Checkup Scheme visit: http://punjab.gov.in/health-family-welfare

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