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24x7 free referral transportation & health helpline services launched in Odisha
This service specifically for pregnant women, sick neonates with a toll-free number 102 and 104 has been initiated for counseling purpose. This is to be managed by Centralized Call Centre at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
In order to maximize the benefit in accordance with the JSSK mandate, Government of Odisha has decided to outsource the task to an external agency (service provider) with Centralised Call Centre having toll free number 102 for ensuring provision of round the clock free referral transportation services to all eligible beneficiaries.

At the same time, planned to provide information, advice and counseling on RMNCHA+ (Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child Health & Adolescent Health) services to general population, service providers and front line workers in the field with the another toll free number i.e.104.

Under this scheme transportation services are to be made available to all eligible beneficiaries of the State, from Home to designated health facility, between designated health facilities if required, drop back from the facility to home if stays for min 48 hrs after delivery in case of Pregnant women but without any condition for sick neonates, Pick up point to Maternity Waiting Home or to nearest Health facility as per the need (in difficult area).

All pregnant mothers (All delivery cases including complicated antenatal and postnatal cases) and Sick New born & infant up to one year of age. The services will be provided free of cost to all targeted beneficiaries regardless of their sex, creed, caste, age, disability or medical conditions (AIDS, TB etc), block/district boundary. Under no circumstances, any user fees are to be levied from any targeted beneficiaries for providing transportation services.

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