Scheme for comprehensive primary healthcare to uncovered areas through 3nos of dedicated Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) stationed at the three subdivisions.
In order to provide comprehensive primary health care services along with diagnostics facilities, NHM Assam had submitted a proposal to GOI for health facilities exclusively for the uncovered areas through deployment Mobile Medical Units (MMUs).
Each MMU consists of two (2) vehicles. First vehicle will be equipped with OPD and laboratory facilitates, IEC material and second vehicle will be used for transportation of MMU Team.
Each MMU will have one Medical Officer, one ANM, one Pharmacist, one Laboratory Technician, one Ophthalmic Technician, two Drivers and one Handyman.
Purpose of the Mobile Medical Unit is to provide Comprehensive Primary Healthcare comprising of Maternal Health, Child Health, Adolescent Health, and Family Planning. Services of communicable diseases like Malaria, JE, TB, Leprosy etc and non- communicable diseases like hypertension, diabetics, and Blindness control will also be covered.
Drugs & consumables will be supplied by Health & Family Welfare Department under Free Drugs Policies.
If patients require referral for higher treatment, the MMU team will coordinate with 108/102 for referral and necessary liasoning with the higher facility like First Referral Unit (FRU), District Hospital and Medical Colleges.
Difficult and unreached areas where health infrastructure is not available will be covered by MMUs.
MMU will ensure early Identification of High Risk Pregnancy and referral.