ANMOL tablets distributed to nurses
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 12, 2019: Health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh has distributed ANMOL (ANM On Line) tablets to the staff nurses serving in Tengnoupal district, on Thursday.
Altogether 20 numbers of mobile tablets were given away to twenty selected nurses from different sub-divisions of the district in a function held at deputy commissioner’s office complex, Tengnoupal.
Jayantakumar said ANMOL mobile tablets are being distributed with the objective to keep in touch between the nurses, doctors and people who are in need of medical attention more especially in the frontier hilly areas. He said that the distribution of mobile Tablets is conducted as the first phase in the district. More number of serving nurses will be included in the next phase. The mobile tablet was given by the UNICEF, he added.
With the advancement of the society the concept of digitisation of many departments and offices have been gaining momentum. Health department, being one of the essential service providers needs to be more technical and all time up to date. The people in the medical department are also professionals by their work. Thus the doctors, nurses, paramedical staffs should maintain professional ethics in order to protect the right to life, he added.
Jayantakumar also maintained that there is no difference among patients, whether from hill or valley. There should be no barrier and discrimination in giving medical treatment to sick and needy people, he added.
He also advised the health staffs to be sincere and dedicated to their service so that the limited budget utilised for improving the health sector remains fruitful.
Government is always ready to bring health sector to a higher standard. However due to shortage of fund the government becomes helpless. But the present government is always prepared for giving the best health services to the public, the minister said.
The minister also assured to provide required equipments and staffs of the community health centre in due course of time.
He and department officials inspected site for construction of district gospital, Tengnoupal.
Director, health services, Manipur Dr. K. Rajo Singh said the mobile tablets distributed to the ANM nurses should be handled with care. He also advised the nurses not to misuse the ANMOL tablets. The mobile tablets should be kept unreached from the children since it contains important medical and health data in it.