Pangnyu takes stock of hospitals for COVID-19

Pangnyu takes stock of hospitals for COVID-19
Medical minister with principal secretary & principal director, DoH&FW at the COVID-19 Hospital Chedema.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 3/31/2020 10:46:33 AM IST

Minister of Health & Family Welfare, S. Pangnyu Phom visited directorate of Health & Family Welfare (DoH&FW) and held a briefing with officers led by principal secretary, Menukhol John and principal director, Dr. Vizolie Z Soukhrie. 

A press release from NHM Kohima stated that, the meeting discussed and decided that Longleng District Hospital will also be identified as COVID-19 Hospital and all the general patients will be transferred to Yachem CHC with immediate effect. It has also been clarified that PPE equipments will be distributed to the clinical critical need based/frontline workers.

Minister also visited the COVID-19 Hospital in Chedema and NHAK, Kohima to take stock of the preparedness. Interacting with the health personnel at the hospital, Pangnyu encouraged them to work relentlessly during these trying times. He specially appealed to all the staff of Medical department at the state and district level not to be discouraged but work efficiently. Minister was accompanied by advisor of IPR, SCERT & Village Guard, Toshi Wangtung. 

Chakabama Army camp also volunteered to make temporary fence around the Chedema COVID-19 Hospital after which only one ambulance will be allowed to enter the hospital and visitors will be limited.


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