HWC launched at Longmatra town

Correspondent KIPHIRE, MAY 6 (NPN) | Publish Date: 5/6/2019 11:35:55 AM IST

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) at Longmatra was launched by extra assistant commissioner (EAC), Kiphire (sadar) Khriethozo Pfukri along with HSCMC, GBs, DBs and well-wishers of Longmatra town on Monday.

Under the flagship programme of AYUSHMAN Bhagat initiative, and Kiphire being an aspirational district, 15 sub-centers have been selected and upgraded to Health and Wellness Centers to provide comprehensive primary care services through a set of preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitation services. Technical support for rolling out the HWCs was given by Jhpiego and human resources in the form of community health officers (CHOs) have been appointed who will be overall in-charge of the HWCs. The other 14 health facilities will be inaugurated in few days in Kiphire district.

The programme was chaired by Tsangkhuchu, chairman HSCMC, invocation pronounced by pastor Thsarise, Longmatra Town Baptist Lithro, welcome address by Tsoinju GB Longmatra town and keynote address by Dr. Tinurenla deputy CMO. Khriethozo Pfukri EAC sadar in his launching speech appreciated the community for their support and gave assurance that administration will support and monitor the activities of the HWCs.  The programme concluded with a benediction by Khekavi, pastor Sumi Church Longmatra.


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