PROGRAMMES IN PMCH FOR ECONOMICALLY POOR PEOPLE

For the Needy Ones!

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RSBY – Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana

RSBY has been launched by Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India to provide health insurance coverage for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.

The objective of RSBY is to provide protection to BPL households from financial liabilities arising out of health shocks that involve hospitalization.

KBF – Karunya Benevolent Fund

Karunya Benevolent Fund’ – provides financial aid for poor people suffering from serious ailments, by raising funds through Kerala Lottery.

Karunya Benevolent Fund is providing financial assistance to under – privileged people suffering from acute ailments like Cancer, Haemophilia, Kidney and Heart diseases and for Palliative Care.

KCS – Karunya Cardinal Scheme

This is a scheme which provides  treatment for poor patients at a subsidized rate.

The financial constraints caused by the policy is covered by some extent through sponsors and through donations.