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Nagaland

25 PHC without medical officers

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 18, 2018 11:57 pm
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Kohima, Sep. 18 (EMN): Nagaland has 137 primary health centres (PHC) spread across the districts, with each PHC entitled to a doctor as provided for by the Indian Public Health Standard. However, 25 are said to be functioning without designated medical officers.

In response to a question raised by Naga People’s Front MLA Y Vikheho Swu, the minister for Health and Family Welfare S Pangnyu Phom replied that only 112 PHC had medical officers.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 18, 2018 11:57:22 pm