Tura, July 21:
– CM interacts with staff of Bakdil-run Babadam PHC
– Babadam PHC is run under PPP mode with Bakdil NGO
– The PPP mode has helped Babadam PHC increase institutional deliveries by 90% and 100% immunization for children in the block
– Babadam PHC to soon get a new ambulance
Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Wednesday paid a visit to the Bakdil-run Babadam PHC and interacted with the medical staff and lauded them for their ceaseless efforts to provide health-care to the people of the region.
Babadam PHC is a story of transformation. In the past, the PHC was short staffed, suffered power outages & water shortage which affected its function & performance. Today, the PHC is considered one of the best, supporting over 47 villages!@mansukhmandviya @MoHFW_INDIA pic.twitter.com/H8Jrz5HRo0
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) July 21, 2021
He termed Babadam PHC as an exemplary story of ‘transformation’. Previously, the PHC was short staffed, suffered power outages and water shortage which affected its functioning and performance. Today, the PHC is considered one of the best, supporting over 47 villages in the area.
The PHC is a successful PPP model undertaken by Bakdil. Concerted efforts by the PHC have resulted in the reduction of malaria infection, increase in institutional deliveries by 90 percent and 100 percent immunisation for children in the block.
The Chief Minster assured the assistance of the Government to further improve the functioning of the PHC. The Chief Minister also assured to look into the demand of the PHC for the funds for boundary wall and the construction of a meeting hall.
North Tura MLA, Thomas A Sangma, who accompanied the Chief Minister during his visit, informed that the PHC will soon be getting a new ambulance to better serve the people of the area.
Earlier in the day, the Chief Minister also interacted with the VEC members, Nokmas, etc. during his visit to Rangwalkamgre ICDS centre.