Namchi, 19 April (IPR): Hon’ble Minister for Health Care, Human Services & Family Welfare Department, Shri Arjun Kumar Ghatani, visited Lingmoo Primary Health Sub Centre in South Sikkim today. He was accompanied by Advisor, Commerce & Industries Department, Smt Kumari Mangar, Panchayat President, Kolthang Tokdey
Gram Panchayat Unit, Shri Anil Nepal, Panchayat Vice President, Leela Chettri, and others.
Shri Ghatani took stock of the medical facilities including quality of medicines available in the health centre and applauded the cleanliness maintained in the PHSC and around its complex.
The Minister informed about nutritional financial support of Rs, 3000/- to TB patients declared by Hon’ble Chief Minister and further encouraged health workers and Panchayats to work collectively with strong determination to eliminate TB by 2022 in the locality and State of Sikkim.
He also called for massive awareness among girls of 09 to 14 years of age about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to be launched in the State soon as a preventive measure for cervical cancer.
He also assured to address the necessary demands and suggested to put up those requirements through respective gram sabhas.