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BMC introduces Haemodialysis unit
Correspondent Kohima:
Published on 20 Nov. 2009 11:49 PM IST
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Bethel Medical Centre (BMC), one of the prominent private Hospitals in the state capital has gone a step further by introducing three new Haemodialysis machines. The new equipment was formally introduced Friday in a simple dedication ceremony which was also attended by Additional Chief Secretary Alemtemshi Jamir, Commissioner and Secretary Health and Family Welfare Menukhol John and host of doctors and nurses and technicians. The new hi-tech equipments were acquired through the public private partnership and funded by the NEC and the state government, said Dr. Kezhalezo Angami, MS Bethel Medical Centre. Presently, there are four such Haemodialysis machine at three hospitals in Dimapur and two machines at Naga Hospital Kohima. However, Bethel Hospital will be the first and only to have a full fledged Haemodialysis unit, it was informed. Sharing on the occasion, Additional Chief Secretary Alemtemshi Jamir lauded and congratulated Bethel medical centre for acquiring the hi-tech equipments. He also pointed out the potentiality of the state to export healthcare to the South Asian countries by developing good healthcare system in the state in the long run. On the other hand, he encouraged private players in the health care delivery in the state to expand their facilities by opening their branch to cater to people from remote and far flung areas such as Phek, Meluri and Kiphire. In this regard, he said that the state government is ready to assist any such venture if the private players come forward.

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