Health & Wellness Centre inaugurated at Diphupar-B


Dimapur, December 3: Diphupar-B Health & Wellness Centre (H&WC) was inaugurated by Dr Kevichusa Medikhru, Mission Director, National Health Mission Nagaland on Monday.
Dr Kevichusa Medikhru credited the diligence and relentless dedication of the Village Council chairman and GBs of Diphupar-B for the establishment of Health & Wellness Centre in Diphupar-B. He stated that the newly inaugurated H&WC now belongs to the community and the success of the centre depends on the active involvement and support of the Diphupar-B community.
He informed that the H&WC will function under a community health officer along with an ANM. Services such as immunization, ANC check-up and general OPD will be available. Besides these services, health issues related to lifestyle such hypertension, diabetes, and cancer will also be screened at the centre. He requested all the Sector GBs to inform their respective communities of the facilities and services provided at the H&WC and to inform all 30 years and above adults to visit the centre and get themselves screened for hypertension and diabetes to prevent other major diseases in future.
Kahuto Chishi, chairman village council stated that the inauguration of a health & wellness centre at Diphupar-B was truly a memorable day for the community as it represents a decade long aspiration and dream of the community into a reality. He assured that the community will extend their support and co-operation to the health workers in all the health activities. He further informed that one attendant and one sweeper from the community have volunteered to work at the health centre until such staffs are appointed at the centre.
The inaugural program was chaired by Joyce Murry, AWW Center-IV. Other officials who attended the programme were Dr Hotokhu Chishi, Dental Director, DHFW; Dr T Pangjung Sangtam, Chief Medical Officer Dimapur; Dr Kheshika Zhimo, Medical Superintendent DHD; Dr Antoly Suu, Deputy CMO Dimapur; Dr Imtiwabong, DVBO Dimapur, Dr L Chem, MO i/c Chumukedima PHC, Dr Narola, MO Chumukedima PHC, staffs under DPMU, BPM Chumukedima Block, all sector GBs under Diphupar-B, members under the women wing and youth wing and the Diphupar-B community.
(Page News Service)