HEALTH

Hindustan Times (Bathinda) - - Himachal Budget -

Un­der the Sam­purna Swasthya Yo­jana in 12 med­i­cal institutions across 12 dis­tricts will be up­graded. Pa­tients hail­ing from eco­nom­i­cally weaker sec­tions

and suf­fer­ing from ail­ments such as Parkin­son’s, can­cer, paral­y­sis, mus­cu­lar dys­tro­phy, he­mo­philia, tha­lassemia and re­nal fail­ure will get ₹2,000 per month. The gov­ern­ment has also en­hanced the diet al­lowance for AIDS pa­tients from ₹800 per month to ₹1,500 per month, be­sides an­nounc­ing a trauma cen­tres on Baddi Baroti­walla and Shimla Kalka high­ways.

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