Doppler scan machines to Madurai PHCs by DMK MLA


MADURAI: Thanks to the gesture of DMK MLA from Madurai Central Assembly constituency, a couple of Madurai Corporation’s primary health centres in Madurai city got the most needed ultrasound scan machines to scan pregnant women by doctors.

Madurai Central Assembly constituency MLA Mr.P.T.R.Palanivel Thiagarajan has given Rs.26 lakhs from his MLA Constituency Development Fund to equip urban PHCs in Madurai city with scan machines. A press release was received on 22nd October 2020 here informing that Doppler scan equipment was given to PHCs in Ward 80 and Ward 13 from the MLA Fund.

This Doppler scan machine is very important to screen the pregnant women, baby’s growth and take steps for safe delivery of the baby besides ensuring the safety of pregnant women through timely scanning and medical intervention during the period of a woman’s pregnancy. The baby’s growth, weight, baby positioning etc will be gauged through this scan machine.

There was a request from the general public and local DMK cadres to the Madurai Central constituency MLA Mr.PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan to provide scna machines to the corporation’s PHCs in Madurai city. “The MLA was very happy to see that the Doppler scan equipment will be of great use to save pregnant women……Today alone, there were 30 pregnant women waiting for scan and this scan machine / linear equipment given by the Madurai Central MLA will be of immense use,” the press statement added here today.

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