Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara Rally in Imphal
Imphal, September, 15: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh flagged off Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara rally at the western gate of Kangla, which wind up at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Poromopat where a function was organised in relation with the observation of Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara.
CEO, State Health Agency, Ravindra Singh, joint director health, Rang Peter, health and family welfare director, Dr. K. Rajo Singh, additional director (health), Dr. Shyamsunder Singh, state programe manager, National Health Mission, Manipur Y. Rajiv Singh, officials and staff from health and NHM, Manipur, doctors, nurses, medical and nursing students etc. also joined the rally.
Jayantakumar told reporters that the rally was being organised as a mark to celebrate the completion of one year of Ayushman Bharat which was initiated by Prime Minister Narendra. Such rally will help to highlight the health schemes introduced by the government, he added.
Addressing at the function held at JNIMS hall Jayantakumar said the direction of health service and its system has been changed towards a new course. Health service is now, no longer limited to the treatment or medication of a sick person. The new concept of health service includes wellness of the people. It aims to let the people live healthily and happily. Many welfare schemes of the people have been covered under the new health policy of the government, the minister added.
Jayantakumar said the government has introduced many health schemes with the objective to maintain hygine of the people covering right from childhood to adult. District Early Intervention Centre, DEICs and Geriatric Centre have been opened at many hospitals including sub-divisional hospitals with the aim to provide health care and preventive care service to the newly born children and aged adults. People also need to have awareness about the beneficial health schemes of the government, he added. He also appealed the medical professionals to maintain professional ethics so to build understandings with the public.