CM inaugurates CardiacCare Unit at Jorethang CHC


SUMMIT REPORT

Gangtok, 29 Jan: Chief Minister PS Tamang, while on his way to Yangsum in West Sikkim for a function,

made a brief stopover at Jorethang where he inaugurated a Cardiac Care Centre at the Jorethang

Community Health Centre and also halted at Legship where he inaugurated a branch of State

Bank of Sikkim. Writing about these events on his official Facebook page, the CM said: “I believe that these facilities will provide some form of relief and assist the public of these areas, saving their time

and resources. In the coming days, we look forward to commence similar facilities in other parts of the state as well.” The 3-bedded cardiac care centre at Jorethang CHC is a satellite centre under the Department of Cardiology at STNM Hospital and established to provide emergency treatment and regular monitoring for heart patients for whom this CHC is closer than Gangtok.