All patients undergoing treatment at this DOTS clinic will get Rs. 500 per month directly in their accounts for improved nutrition under Nikshay Poshan Yojana of the government.

New Delhi: A Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) clinic was inaugurated at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. Ashok Chandra, Chairman, inaugurated the DOTS center.

Under this Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model, the hospital will provide infrastructure and trained manpower. Medicines and investigations will be provided free of cost under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP).

While inaugurating the clinic, he said, “Our hospital is always at the forefront of partnering with the government’s various health initiatives. I am sure that this DOTS clinic will help in government’s effort to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025”.


Dr DS Rana, Chairman of the Board of Management in the hospital said, “In an effort to systematically engage with the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) through a public-private partnership, this DOTS clinic will help in providing treatment under one roof for patients suffering from all forms of Tuberculosis coming to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.”


All patients undergoing treatment at this DOTS clinic will get Rs. 500 per month directly in their accounts for improved nutrition under Nikshay Poshan Yojana of the government.


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