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Rusoma Health & Wellness Centre launched

Nagaland News

Dimapur, April 14: Director (Health Office) USAID, Sangita Patel inaugurated Health & Wellness Centre (HWC) – Rusoma, Kohima on April 13.
Addressing the villagers and department officials, Sangita said that such kind of partnership between the Government and community can be shared with other States and can be taken as a model.
Dr. Thorhusie Katiry, Mission Director of National Health Mission, Nagaland said that with the health unit being converted to Health & Wellness Centre, the health services have improved with increased OPD, commencement of institutional delivery.
He added that Ayushman Bharat-Health & Wellness Centre and the placement of Community Health Officers (CHOs) in the HWC have brought about quality healthcare closer to the people.
NISHTHA/Jhpiego from USAID Mission India has been a core partner of the State since the beginning of Ayushman Bharat-Health & Wellness Centre initiative and has played a pivotal role in supporting the State to achieve the target being given by Government of India.
NISHTHA has been supporting the State in digital interventions like Naga Telehealth, Tele Track & iLearn and also provided tremendous support in COVID-19 initiatives.
State Programme Officer, NHM, Dr. Mereninla Senlem, in her welcome address, also expressed gratitude to the community for their participation in the running of the HWC.
Apart from other infrastructural contribution, Rusoma villagers have also constructed community kitchen for the HWC-SC.
(Page News Service)

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