Assam launches scheme for pregnant mothers
Guwahati: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday launched an Assam government scheme entitling all pregnant women to free delivery — including caesarean section —in public health institutions.
The “Janani Sishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK)” also provides for free transport from home to institution, between facilities in case of a referral and a drop back home.
Azad also launched 23 mobile medical units (MMUs) for the 23 sub-divisions in the state, reports IANS.
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