‘TN govt allowing only select hospitals to set up vaccination points’

Opposition leader and AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalithaa today charged the ruling DMK government with allowing only private hospitals to set up vaccination points for Swine Flu.

Chennai: Charging the ruling DMK government with
allowing only private hospitals to set up vaccination points for Swine Flu, Opposition leader and AIADMK General Secretary
Jayalalithaa today sought to know why free vaccinations could not be given as more than Rs 3000 crore has been allocated in
the budget.

"The government had earmarked Rs 3,889 crore in the budget
for the Public Health Department. Why can`t a portion of the
money be allocated for free vaccinations?," she asked in a
statement here today.

Pointing out that the health Minister had made it clear
that there would be no free swineflu vaccinations in
government hospitals, she said poor patients would now have to
pay Rs 600 in private hospitals for treatment.

Pointing out that the health Minister had made it clear
that there would be no free swineflu vaccinations in
government hospitals, she said poor patients would now have to
pay Rs 600 in private hospitals for treatment.
"The Health Minister has clarify whether the State
Government will bear this amount", she said.

PTI

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