Dimapur, December 20: The much needed Urban Primary Health Centre, established under National Urban Health Mission 2014 and approved in 2015 was inaugurated today at Yimyu Ward (Above District Jail), Mokokchung by the Principal Director, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland, Dr. Vikeyie Losu who was the special invitee of the inaugural programme.
Speaking on the occasion, the Principal Director said the setting up of the Urban Primary Health Centre was a big step forward for the Health Unit of Mokokchung and said it was a great achievement. He maintained that the aim of having the Urban Primary Health Centre in the town is to improve the health status of the people.
While appreciating the co-operation and support given by the people, Dr. Vikeyie Losu reiterated that the Urban Primary Health Centre is community based therefore, support of the people is very important for better service of the Medical staff.
Short speeches were delivered by Vice President, All Ward Union, Mokokchung and Chairman, Yimyu Ward, Mokokchung, report on Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) was given by Dy. Director cum Nodal Officer (NUHM), Dr. Puse Liegise, invocation was said by Pastor, Yimyu Baptist Church, Vote of thanks was proposed by GDMO, UPHC Mokokchung, Dr. Sholongba T Jamir while Chief Medical Officer, Mokokchung, Dr. P Medemmayang chaired the programme.
(Page News Service)