Review of priority schemes of the state government

Chief Secretary did an in-depth review of the Health Department

Raipur, Apr 05: Chief Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain conducted an in-depth review of the works of the Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education Department in Mantralaya Mahanadi Bhawan here on Wednesday in order to review the priority schemes and programs of the state government. Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Subrat Sahoo was also present in the meeting. The Chief Secretary has asked the officials of the Health Department to provide health services to the remote areas of the state, especially in the tribal areas, through health camps in the Haat Bazars organised under the Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar Clinic Scheme and health checkup of more and more needy people. Provide free medicines and necessary health facilities to the patients. People of remote areas should be compulsorily informed about the camps to be organized in haat markets. Under the Malaria-free Chhattisgarh campaign, the Chief Secretary went door-to-door to RD by the survey team. After conducting tests and blood test of all the persons in the target villages, the health workers instructed to feed the first dose of medicine to the malaria positive patients in front of them. He has asked the medical authorities to promote the use of generic medicines. The Chief Secretary directed the Health Department officials to check the health check-up of the people in Supebeda (Devbhog) of Gariaband district and make special efforts for the treatment of the diseases occurring there. Instructions were also given to take necessary action to provide more facilities and to provide maximum medical facilities to the people. In the meeting, officials of the health department informed that so far 83 lakh 64 thousand 88 patients have been treated through one lakh 46 thousand Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar clinics in various remote areas of the state and pathology tests of 34 lakh 71 thousand 328 patients have been done. And free medicines were made available to 77 lakh 7 thousand 519 patients. The Chief Secretary has instructed the officers to make the buildings of new medical colleges of good quality. The meeting was attended by Secretary Health Prasanna R., Director Health Bhim Singh and other senior officials of the Health Department.

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