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Special block to come up at GWC hospital

The pharmacy that will function round the clock will provide quality life-saving medicines at discounted rates.

Published: 08th January 2019 06:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th January 2019 06:18 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Health Minister K K Shailaja said as part of improving the basic infrastructure development of  Government Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Thycaud a special block will soon be constructed. The new block will come up at a cost of `3 crore. Inaugurating the newly- constructed Karunya Community Pharmacy unit at the hospital on Monday, she said the construction of the labour room complex will commence soon. 

The pharmacy that will function round the clock will provide quality life-saving medicines at discounted rates. “The new block will house the  Sick Newborn Care Unit, PP Unit, lab, blood bank,  District Early Intervention Centre and others.

Also, as part of the Lakshya initiative for improving the labour room protocols, another building will come up at a cost of `1.60 crore,” said Shailaja.  V S Sivakumar MLA, KMSCL MD  Dileep Kumar, hospital superintendent  Preethi James and others attended.



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