Health ATMs: Now Get Basic Check Up Done At Railway Stations

Western and Central Railways will be setting up Health ATM's kiosks at eight stations in Central and Western Railways.

Health ATMs: Now Get Basic Check Up Done At Railway Stations

Mumbaikars fast-paced life takes a toll on their health. Most people complain that they are unable to get regular health check-ups because of inadequate time. In order to solve this problem, Western and Central Railways have announced that they will be setting up health ATM's kiosk at eight railway stations. This is just the first phase of this exercise and will be later looking at expanding its other stations. 

 Commuters can get 16 types of health check-ups including Body Mass Index (BMI), bone mass, weight, visceral fat, and metabolic age among others at these health ATMs. Any commuter that wishes to get a check-up can walk-in at any of these medical kiosks. They will be equipped with basic lab testing and emergency facilities and will be staffed by a medical attendant. It will also be possible to get basic consultation with regards to cardiology, neurology, pulmonary testing, gynaecology. These ATMs will be a part of company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. 

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These health ATMs will provide first aid care to all passengers. Within three months of installation, it will provide free body screening for all railway employees.

Health ATMS for Central Railways in the first phase will be installed at: 

  • Thane
  • Kalyan
  • Lokmanya Tilak Terminus

Health ATMs for in Western Railway, will be located at the following stations:

  • Dadar
  • Andheri
  • Churchgate
  • Borivli
  • Mumbai Central

Railways had first set up these health ATMs in Pune and Nasik. As they have been getting a good response for them, they have now decided to bring it to the financial capital. The services offered through these health ATMs will cover 16 parameters (non-invasive) like basic screening for INR 50 only. And 18 other parameters (basic + haemoglobin + glucose) screening for INR 100. Optional health advisory services can be availed for an additional INR 100.

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