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A hospital must be thought as a temple: CM

All Primary Health Centers and Sub-division hospitals of the state gradually will be improved. Starting from opening Trauma Center in District Hospitals, different health services are being provided so that the main hospital of the state does not have to bear all the pressure, enunciated Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha after inaugurating the newly built building of Kanchanmala Primary Health Center today.

He said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is giving importance to improvement of health system. The state government has given utmost importance to improvement of health and education infrastructure. The Chief Minister said, earlier people of the state had to go outside the state for getting treatments. Necessary initiatives have been taken presently so that patients need not go outside the state for treatment. 9 Super Speciality services have been started recently.

Complex surgeries like Neuro and Cardiac surgeries etc. are being performed in the state itself. Referring to the doctors and health workers, the Chief Minister said, a hospital must be thought as a temple. Thinking like it is our own makes service delivery easier. He said, the public also need to place their faith on the doctors in our state and the doctors must work taking risks. Doctors, nurses and health workers must behave well with patients and timely finish their work.

The Chief Minister thanked the Prime Minister for launching Ayushman Bharat scheme. He said, many people are benefitting due to this scheme. 13 lakh Ayushman cards have been provided in the state. Financial assistance of 300 crore rupees has been provided to 2 lakh beneficiaries. The Chief Minister urged everyone including the local health workers to maintain the PHC properly.

Deputy Speaker of Tripura Legislative Assembly Ram Prasad Pal, Health Secretary Dr. Debashish Bose. Vice-Chairman of Dukli Panchayat Samiti Dulal Sarkar and social workers Gouranga Bhowmik and Himani Debbarma were present during the programme. Welcome speech was delivered by Chief Medical Officer of West Tripura District Dr. Debashish Das. Health Secretary Dr. Debashish Bose, social worker Gouranga Bhowmik and Director of Family Welfare & Preventive Medicines department Dr. Supriya Mallik also spoke on the occasion.


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