Health

CARD –Addiction Hospital

CARD De-Addiction Hospital was established at Samathuvapuram in Pudukkottai District  in the year 2001 and it is functioning  well with 50 beds  for the last 16 years.  Treatment, Counselling and  Yoga Therapy  are provided  to the drug and alcohol addicts of various districts of Tamil Nadu. The duration of the treatment  is  minimum 21 days and  maximum  of 30 days.  Counselling is also given to  the attender who is preferably the patient’s wife or mother throughout the treatment period.For admission enquiry, please contact through mobile  9894387690 or  email: cardpdk@gmail.com.

PMBJK:

A medical  shop  under the scheme “Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra (PMBJK)”  is established  at CARD De-Addiction Hospital, Samathuapuram in Pudukkottai  District  to  the  enable the poor people access  to  medicines  at affordable  cost. The generic medicines prescribed  by the  Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India (BPPI) are  sold  in the medical  shop. A qualified pharmacist and one assistant are managing the shop  from  October 2017.

HIV/AIDS:

Awareness  Programme on HIV/AIDS with the financial support from  Mercury Phoenix  Trust, U.K was successfully  implemented  in five schools, five colleges and 10 villages in Thirumayam Block of Pudukkottai District.  A similar project for two years is approved  by the Mercury Phoenix Trust  for implementation in Karur District.

Awareness programmes were conducted through  awareness  camps  and cultural programmes.