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  • 1.  Rural Health Posts – They offer basic health checks and facilities including routine examinations, immunizations and minor injuries. They cover about 4,000 people.  Health Centers cover larger rural populations of approximately 7,000 people and offer a range of primary care services. They are able to perform minor surgeries and are normally staffed by teams of nurses as well as pediatricians, therapists and women’s doctors.  Urban Polyclinics provide services which are normally considered to be of general practice and include screening, treatment for chronic illnesses and on-going care. Depending on their size, urban polyclinics would also house approximately 3-4 specialists from fields such as cardio, oncology and obstetrics.  Special Focus Polyclinics – This is where pediatricians treat children up to the age of 19.
  • 2.  Retired people/pensioners receive state/retirement pension.  Women whose husbands die before they retire if they are aged 45 or over receive widow’s pension.  Women who leave work to have a baby receive maternity pay.  Every child until he/she leaves school or longer if the child continues education (up to 19) receives child benefit.  A person who is out of work for up to a year receives unemployment benefit.  Families with children who have very low incomes receive family credit.  A person who is unable to work after a sickness period receives invalidity pension.  Disabled people receive mobility allowance to pay for transport or to buy a special vehicle.