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India Hypertension Control Initiative launched in Manipur

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By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Oct 17, 2022 10:25 pm
Dr Sapam Ranjan Singh inaugurating Indian Hypertension Control Initiative at Kamong on Monday
: Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh inaugurating Indian Hypertension Control Initiative at Kamong on Monday.

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Imphal, Oct. 17 (EMN): Manipur Health, Information and Public relations Minister Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh on Monday launched “India Hypertension Control Initiative” in Manipur on the occasion of the observance of World Heart Day at Kangmong in the outskirts of Imphal.

Director, Health Services Manipur, Dr. Kh Sasheekumar Mangang, Director( National Health Mission-NHM, Manipur) Dr. Somorjit Ningombam, and Joint Director(Health Services) Dr. Y Premchandra were also present during the launching function.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ranjan said that the heart is one of the most important organs of the human body, and can be taken care of through regular exercises and good food.

‘Keeping tension and stress away will also help to keep our heart healthy and strong’, he added.

He said that the government has introduced many health schemes at the Centre and state level. Health schemes like PMJAY, CMHT and Chief Minister’s Hakshel for All have been introduced with the objective to avail health benefits to all. The aim of the government is to cut the expenditure of the people on health care.

He stated that the role being played by the Anganwadi workers, helpers and ASHAs in the society need to be encouraged.

The minister also informed that for bringing a better health care system, ‘we need to mainly focus on the primary level health care service. The government has chalked out strategies to keep vigil on the government projects whether the sanctioned funds are utilised in the right way’.

Later, Minister Ranjan paid a visit to the free heart camp, which was organised at the venue and interacted with the locals. Ranjan also inspected the existing infrastructures of Health and Wellness Centre, Kangmong which was located in his Konthoujam constituency. Officials and staff of the health department and NHM, Manipur and others also attended the occasion.

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By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Oct 17, 2022 10:25:31 pm
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