Mobile Medical Unit (MMUs)

MMU (1)

  • Mobile Medical Unit (MMUs)  is a mechanism to provide outreach services in rural and remote areas.
  • This is not meant to transfer patients.
  • MMUs comprise of one/two or three vehicles varying state-wise.  
  • Where there is more than one vehicle then One vehicle is used for transport of medical and Para-medical personnel
  • Second is used for carrying equipment/ accessories and basic laboratory facilities
  • Third vehicle carries diagnostic equipment such as X-Ray, ultrasound, ECG machine and generator.
  • Each unit has- one doctor, one nurse, one radiologist, one lab attendant, one pharmacist and a helper and driver.
  • There is provision of medicines in the unit. In Erode Dist, READ has Monitoring and Implementing authority of Mobile Medical Unit at Thalavadi and Sathyamangalam Trilbies Area.