Health Minister inspects new facilities at Gyalshing Hospital

Gyalshing, 27 Nov [IPR]:

Minister for Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim, A.K. Ghatani visited District Hospital, Gyalshing, today and inspected the newly installed facilities in the laboratory.

High-tech device of Electrolyte Analyser and three Olympus Microscopes have been installed in the Hospital. Now onwards, lab investigation of ionized and total calcium can also be carried out in addition to potassium, calcium and chloride.

The Minister also inspected the Blood Storage Centre in the Hospital which has been equipped with three Blood Counting Monitors. The Minister also took stock of the functioning of the X Ray and ultrasound machine in the Hospital.

The District Hospital is also being upgraded with the facility of lift and the installation work is under progress.

The Minister along with Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tsheten Namgyal then visited the ongoing construction of fifty-bed TB Hospital within the premises and instructed the workers to expedite the construction for early completion without compromising on the quality of work.