Swasthya Mitra, Medica

A scheme introduced mainly for the benefit of the elderly population, the initiative trains young men and women to conduct basic health check up including blood pressure and blood sugar tests, height and weight monitoring and emergency first aid care, to enable them to use their training to provide a basic health support to the senior citizens. These are our Swasthya Mitra who have become a source of great support for a number of elderly citizens of Kolkata, who depend on them for their regular health monitoring and also in times of emergency.