6 sub-centres upgraded to Health & Wellness Centres in Dimapur

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Dimapur, June 11: In order to provide comprehensive health care at the grassroot level, six sub-centres under Dimapur District have been upgraded and strengthened as Health & Wellness Centres (HWCs).
The HWCs will provide preventive, promotive, rehabilitative and curative care for an expanded range of services encompassing reproductive and child health services, communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, palliative care and elderly care, oral health, ENT care, and basic emergency care. The services in HWCs will be provided through Community Health Officer (CHO) along with ANMs and other health workers posted at the HWC.
In Dimapur District, six sub-centres have been identified and selected as part of Ayushman Bharat programme and the rest of the sub-centres will be inducted in a phase-wise manner. The six SCs upgraded to H&WCs are Hukai, Zukihe, Pimla, Doyapur, Deizephe and Hovishe.
So far five Health & Wellness Centers have been launched and operationalized as Health & Wellness Centers since May 2019.
Himato I. Zhimomi, Principal Secretary, Health & family Welfare launched Hovishe H&WC, while Dr K Vikato Kinimi, Chief Medical Officer Dimapur launched Hukai H&WC and Zukihe H&WC. Dr Antoly Suu, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dimapur launched Pimla H&WC, Deizephe H&WC. Doyapur H&WC will soon be launched. (Page News Service)