SHILLONG: Meghalaya Health Minister AL Hek inaugurated the new initiatives at the Reid Provincial Chest Hospital in the city on Thursday in the presence of Theilin Phanbuh, Chairperson, Meghalaya State Commission for Women (MSCW), Dr A War, Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. L M Pdah, Director of Health Services ( MCH& FW)-cum-Joint CEO Meghalaya Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS), Dr B. Thangkhiew, Additional Medical Superintendent, Reid Provincial Chest Hospital, matrons and staff of the hospital and others.
The new initiatives being introduced include the Ultrasonography Centre, OPD Casualty and the Laboratory which are being funded under the PMJAY- MHIS, 2019.
During his brief address at the programme, the Health Minister congratulated the entire team of doctors and staff of the hospital for their hard work and dedication in their endeavour of serving the citizens of the State through the hospital.
The Minister also called upon the health officials to sustain their efforts at enhancing the quality of service in the interest of the patients of the hospital and the State as a whole.
During the programme, the Minister along with the other dignitaries also released a booklet entitled ‘Celebrating 6 months of PMJAY- MHIS 2019’ which documents the journey of the implementation of Phase-IV of the MHIS in the last 6 months at RP Chest Hospital, Shillong.