30-bed CHC to be upgraded to strengthen medical and health services in tribal areas; State govt sanctions Rs 20 cr for project, tenders likely to be invited soon
She was then taken to the Primary Health Centre at KJ Puram for delivery. Following incessant rains, the mud road has become unmotorable.
Works of a multi-speciality women and children (MCH) block are to be taken up at the end of the month at Guntur Government Hospital premises.
Medical officer Dr Sekharlal Pradhan, who joined Badimunda PHC nine years back, said despite its location in a far-flung area, people don’t hesitate to come to the hospital for health-care needs.
He also urged doctors belonging to the Indian diaspora to give back to the society by adopting their native villages and strengthening Primary Health Centres (PHCs).
The Mental Healthcare Act 2017 provides that every insurer should make provision for medical insurance for treatment of mental illness on the same basis as is available for physical illness.
The ban has been imposed under provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and a notification in this regard has been issued by the Centre.
The doctor’s deed was appreciated by the villagers and Tumudibandha block chairman Prakash Chandra Patra.
Of the rest 91 doctors, 81 are regular while eight are working on contractual basis and two on ad-hoc. While four doctors are on leave, seven are working at SCB MCH, Cuttack on deputation.
The judge said the doctors of the government hospital who treated the boy were liable for medical negligence.
While the the JE and AES death toll has reached 231, 60 people have died till now in the floods.
According to the officials, the committee took up the decision to implement this initiative to save more lives during emergencies.
The IMH at Erragadda is the only mental health institution in the State, and is currently catering to over 357 in-patients including around 120 patients are yet to be discharged.
Babulal Gaur was first elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly in 1974 and was the first Janata Party candidate during the Emergency.
Implementation of rural electrification scheme has left many villages in Cuddalore groping in the dark.