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Health Minister calls on government employees to understand their responsibility ‘PHC will be converted into Health and Wellness Centre’

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Imphal, Sept 14,

Health and Family Welfare Minister L. Jayantakumar today called on all government employees working at various departments to understand their responsibility in the making of a healthy and prosperous society.
He said that the existing Primary Health centre will be converted into health and wellness center to assure all sort of basic health care services to the people.
“It may be the those working in different sectors of state health department including AYUSH, Allopathy, health care services or family welfare department,  the goal is to keep the people live a healthy life – a healthy life of our young generation”, L. Jayantakumar said while delivering speech at the inaugural function of the One day School Health programme & Poshan Abhiyan organised by the Directorate of AYUSH and National AYUSH Mission at Keishamthong High School, Elangbam Leikai here in Imphal.
Free health check up were conducted to the students of the school besides distributing them with AYUSH medicine.
Talking on the occasion L. Jayantakumar said that it is the responsibility of not only those working in the field of health sector but also the teachers too who need to join hand in making our children healthy.
“Sometime I myself think sometimes why I am being paid my salary, the same should be think by all those working and enjoying salary. The salary that we are being paid is not for signing in the attendance registrar but to render our service for the betterment of the society”, the minister said.
The Minister also elaborated on the need for convergence of not only all sectors working in health care unit but also almost all departments under the government  as taking up developmental work needs coordination among the various department.
“From giving birth of child which is done in the hospital or health care center, comes the need for sending them to the Aganwadi center which is under the Social Welfare department, later the child will be sent to school under the SSA then RMSA then RUSA, all department are interrelated to the making of a good son or daughter”, The health Minister said.  

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