Santosh Nagar Case Study

Background Mr. Gurunath 60 years old and retired from Cooper Hospital. He is the only earning member of the family and runs his family of 5 people on the pension of Rs.7500 per month. His wife Mrs. Gurunath’s expenses on health (including check-up, drugs & travelling) was Rs 4500/- per annum. Other members expenses on health (including check-up, drugs, travelling) was Rs 3,500/ per annum. Total expense on healthcare was R 8,000/- per annum. Family members avoided going to doctor for their normal diseases like, cold, cough, etc. because of expensive healthcare services. They lived a stressful life. Swasth India After Swasth India started clinic in Santosh Nagar, Mr. Gurunath family started coming to the clinic. And now, His wife Mrs. Gurunath’s expenses on health (including check-up, drugs & travelling) is Rs. 4500/- per annum. Other members expenses on health (including check-up, drugs, travelling) is Rs. 1,600/ per annum. Total expense on healthcare was Rs. 6,100/- per annum. This is what Mr. Gurunath says: At Swasth India Receptionist treat nicely at the registration counter. Doctor gives sufficient time for inspection and explains properly about their problem. Nurse also explains medication dosage and/ or gives injection/ dressing properly.