Health Minister visits Jorethang CHC

Jorethang, 10 May [IPR]:

Minister for Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare Department,Arjun Kumar Ghatani visited Jorethang Community Health Centre (CHC) today.

MrGhatani interacted with doctors, health professionals and patients in General Out Patient Department, pharmacy, Minor Operation Theater and DOT Room and took stock on prevalence of diseases, quality of medicines, functioning of machines and equipment and medical cases.

The Minister took the opportunity to visit the ongoing vertical extension of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy [AYUSH] building.

The extended building will provide separate rooms for doctors, nurses, dispensary, storage, conference room and a lavatory.

Thereafter, MrGhatani visited Opioid Substitution Therapy Centre and encouraged admitted patients to get rid of substance abuse and live a healthy life. The Minister was informed on various components of health centers by Medical Officer in-charge,Jorethang Community HelathCenter, DrSomNathAdhikari.