Imphal: Tribal Affairs and Hills Minister Vungzagin Valte flagged off Tribal Health Centre (THC) staff of Molcham, Chandel district and an Ambulance for the same in a solemn program held Thursday at his residential quarter, Imphal.
The Department of Tribal Affairs and Hills has been running 5 Tribal Health Centres in the remotest village of Manipur since 2015. Established with the aim to provide affordable quality health services which is accessibility and sustainable, the centres are able to meet the basic medical needs of the villagers with free supply of medicine and free health care services including basic laboratory test facilities.
It may be mentioned that the 5 THCs are located at Impa in Tamenglong district, Kangjang in Senapati district, Chamu in Kamjong district, Thingpuikuol in Pherzawl district and one newly opened at Molcham in Chandel district. Each centre is staffed with a doctor, GNM, ANM, Lab Technician, Ambulance Driver and a caretaker.
Letkhogin Haokip, Addl CS (TA&H), C Arthur Worchuiyo, Director (TA&H/SC), Vumkhoneh Haokip, CMO (TA&H) and other government officials attended the event.