Health minister expresses concern for Right to Life
Pothashang News Service; Imphal, October 27, 2018: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh today said “the right of every citizen of the country is protected by the law of the land. Most importantly people enjoy the right to live”.
The minister was addressing as chief guest at the Free Medical Camp and Observance of World Sight Day, 2018 held at Khangabok Higher Secondary School which was jointly organised by District Health Society Thoubal and National Programme for Control of Blindness and Vision Impairment, Thoubal under the aegis of department of health and family welfare.
To live happily one need to have a healthy life. Without good health man can not enjoy a happy life. For fulfilling the objective of living healthy we have to create an atmosphere where the health of the people is monitored and protected, he added.
He said the advancement of medical sciences will have no meaning if the health of the people is not safeguarded. The government has been taking up many initiatives to improve the health sector. Besides, fighting against many dreadful diseases the government has introduced wellbeing programmes as a part of health service, he added.
The minister appealed the public to cooperate with the government initiatives particularly in health sector.
The function was also attended by director health services Dr. K. Rajo Singh and former state vice-president of BJP, Manipur Th. Jadumani Singh as president and guest of honour respectively