The health services in the state have improved. The government is working on priority basis to bring down refermal cases to zero through improvement in health services. Its ultimate example is successful open-heart surgery performed for the first time in Tripura and other achievements in heath sector, stated Chief Minister Biplah Kumar Deb after flagging off 16 Life Support Ambulance Service on Friday.
Total 2 crore 50 lakh 24 thousand rupees was spent for advanced medical equipment facilitated ambulances. A small programme was organized by Health & Family Welfare department in front of Rabindra Bhawan where the Chief Minister has flagged off the ambulance service. Then he got acquainted about the features of the ambulances.
The Chief Minister said, a bunch of plans are being implemented throughout the state due to decentralisation of health services and infrastructure.
The citizens of the state are also reaping the benefits of Ayushman Bharat schome which was started with the sincere efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A female patient has recently gone through a t successful open-heart surgery in GBP Hospital.
The Chief Minister expressed his gratitude towards the Prime Minister for ensuring health safety through different schemes for people from all sections of the society. The Chief Minister also said, the government is working to provide all kinds of advanced treatment facilities to the people in the state including treatment of difficult diseases, so that they would not have to spent huge amount of money for getting treatment outside the state.
The government has flagged off ambulance services even before. The government is working to ensure health safety of the citizens. Today total 16 ambulances were flagged off, out of which 12 ambulances will be given for providing health services in different sub-divisions and rest ambulances for PHCs of 4 different districts. Others present in the programune were Director of Family Welfare and Preventive Medicines department Dr. Radha Debbarma, Director of Health department Subhashush Debbanna and other officials of the concemed department.