CRH provides free health checkups to Children’s Homes

GANGTOK, 28 Feb: Central Referral Hospital (CRH), under Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) provided free health check-up to the students of Kalyan Ashram, Ranipool and Child Care Institute, Bojoghari

on Saturday, a press release informs. The students undergoing this multispecialty health checkup were

aged between 5 to 15 years old. A thorough health check of the students was done, including a series of required investigations and consultations like Pediatrics, Orthopedics. Dental, etc. During the health check CRH provided free diet to the students. Post screening they were released from hospital.

Being the multi-specialty state-of-the-art Teaching Hospital in the state and the region, Central Referral Hospital has been of service to the people of Sikkim from all socioeconomic strata, the release states. To cater to the sick it runs a multitude of schemes like the Concessional Bed Scheme where the unaffordable and those who are not eligible under any government schemes their out of pocket expenditure is limited to 20% of the cost in general specialties, the release further adds