Dimapur, June 16: Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, I. Himato Zhimomi laid the foundation stone of Model Rural Health Research Unit at Niuland CHC on June 8.
The Model Rural Health Research Unit (MRHRU) is an initiative by the Indian Council of Medical Research under GoI, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The main objective of the scheme is to create infrastructure at the periphery for transfer of technology to the rural level for improving the quality of health services to rural population, to ensure an interface between the new technology developers, health systems operators, and the beneficiaries and to ensure the much needed geographical spread of health research infrastructure in the country.
Himato stated that in the entire State, one MRHRU is to be set up and Niuland is fortunate to be bestowed the opportunity. He stated that new building will be constructed for the purpose and manpower will be posted to make the MRHRU a functional unit.
The inaugural function began with the unveiling of the MRHRU plaque by Himato. I Zhimomi, and a prayer was delivered by Pastor Tokivi Yeptho.
PHC Niuland upgraded to CHC
Principal Secretary, I. Himato Zhimomi also inaugurated the newly upgraded PHC Niuland to CHC Nuiland on June 8. The inaugural programme began with the unveiling of the plaque by I. Himato Zhimomi.
Speaking on the occasion, Himato appreciated the medical officers, medical staff and the administration department for their continuous contribution and dedication towards bringing health care services to the public. He reminded the public to avail the health insurance provided by the Central Government in all Government health units. He stated that the newly health unit upgraded to CHC Niuland will have more doctors, nurses, staffs and equipments. He urged the public to avail the health services brought to their doorstep.
Dr. K. Vikato Kinimi, Chief Medical Officer expressed gratitude to Minister for Health & FW Pangnyuh Phom, Principal Secretary Himato Zhimomi and Principal Director Vikeyi Losu for upgrading the PHC to CHC.
Athrila S., ADC Niuland stated that upgrading the Niuland PHC to CHC was a long felt need of the people that has been made possible. She said that the upgradation will serve the medical need of the public under Niuland. She urged the public to have the sense of ownership and nurture the CHC Niuland.
The program was chaired by Dr. Obed, MO i/c Niuland CHC.
(Page News Service)