Govt to set up Covid hospital at DH Peren

Govt to set up Covid hospital at DH Peren
Kensonyu Yhome along with Johnny Ruangmai and Dr. Kikameren Longkumer during the meeting at Peren on July 9. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/10/2020 1:00:12 PM IST

Assures to reinstate full-fledged CMO Peren and increase strength of doctors and nurses

 A team of government officials who visited Peren district and held meeting with the civil society organisations of the district on COVID-19 related issues said that the government will form a technical committee to set up COVID Hospital at District Hospital, Peren and assured to reinstate full-fledged CMO, Peren at the earliest as the post was lying vacant. 

It was also informed that government will increase the strength of specialist doctor for Peren District Hospital from 23 to 50 percent, nurses strength from 27 to 75 percent and two non-specialist doctors will be added within a month for immediate necessary action. 

According to DIPR report, this was disclosed during a meeting of a team of government officials led by Health & Family Welfare Secretary, Kensonyu Yhome along with OSD, Nagaland State Disaster Management, Johnny Ruangmai and Health & Family Welfare Joint Director, Dr. Kikameren Longkumer and Joint Action Committee (JAC), Civil Society Organizations and students’ bodies of Peren district at the conference hall, district headquarter Peren on July 9.

The meeting deliberated on the incident where a positive patient was transported to Jalukie along with 16 returnees on June 3 before the test result was out. They also discussed about the June 23 incident where 96 Haryana returnees were sent for home quarantine without re-test. Earlier, the official team also inspected District Hospital, Peren and had a short interaction with various civil societies.


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