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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.