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  • 05 Jul 2022
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Free Health Facilities to HIV Patients

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On July 4, 2022, Haryana Government has decided to provide free of cost health facilities like radiological tests to HIV patients in the state under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.

Key Points

  • All laboratory tests and radiological tests, including USG, CT scan and MRI, being provided in government hospitals under PPP mode, will also be provided free of cost to HIV patients.
  • To provide this facility to the patients suffering from HIV, they have been included in the seven categories of the state, who are being provided various health facilities free of cost under the PPP mode, that is, the category of HIV infected patients will be the eighth category, Free treatment will be provided.
  • In these seven categories, patients from BPL and urban slums of the state, patients receiving disability allowance from the state government, patients not falling in any free category, scheduled caste category patients, according to the reservation policy of the Haryana government. Patients belonging to weaker sections, road accident victims and state government employees, pensioners and their dependents are included.
  • At present, about 22,000 patients living with HIV are taking Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in the state, while their number is increasing by about 300 patients per month.

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