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Health, wellness centre for Mawlai Mawdatbaki


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By Our Reporter

SHILLONG, Feb 29: Making access to medical care easier for the residents, an Urban Health and Wellness Centre was inaugurated by Health Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh at Mawlai Mawdatbaki here on Thursday.
The urban health and wellness centre will cater to eight surrounding localities and with a special focus on pregnant mothers as the health facility will emphasize on antenatal care. The services will also include cancer screening, immunization, vaccination, blood pressure check-up, and tele consultation amongst others.
Others who were present at the inaugural event include Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills RM Kurbah, local MLA Brightstarwell Marbaniang, local MDC Teiborlang Pathaw and DHS officials.
Speaking on the occasion, Lyngdoh said the inauguration of the health centre will ensure that the locals can have easy access to medical care. She emphasised on the accessibility and functionality of telemedicine which will help the people to inquire about their health and receive necessary assistance.
The minister encouraged the public to take advantage of the health centre service including meeting with doctors for counseling when needed, especially in areas like substance abuse. She also encouraged the people to proactively seek help for their overall health.
The DC, RM Kurbah, extended her wishes to the people as well as the medical fraternity for the new health facility and requested them to come forward and cooperate with the centre for better delivery of healthcare services.


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