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Officials visit health centres in Thoubal

The visit was made in connection with the NCD screening and standard treatment care of Diabetes and Hypertension patients, stated a release.

ByThoubal Correspondent

Updated 3 Jul 2024, 5:38 am

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State and district officials visited various health centres and Thoubal District Hospital on Tuesday in Thoubal District as part of monitoring and supervision under the 75x25 target of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.  

The visit was made in connection with the NCD screening and standard treatment care of Diabetes and Hypertension patients, stated a release.

All citizens above 30 years will be screened annually for diabetes and hypertension as part of the ongoing NP- NCD programme, it stated.

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Standard treatment protocols for Diabetes and Hypertension for Manipur State are already followed in Manipur so that such disease could be properly managed at PHC and HWC (AAM) by the Medical Officers, it added.

Annual screenings for diabetes and hypertension will detect hidden cases and provide treatment for underprivileged patients who cannot afford tests and medication.

Meanwhile, regular monthly follow-ups for hypertension patients are also conducted at nearby health and wellness centres.

It also said that free diabetes and hypertension drugs will be available at Government health centres. Further, the team also enhanced the screening program and commended the Asha workers.

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It also added that NCD clinics are open in all the PHCs. Serious NCD patients are now managed at District hospitals.

District Hospital Thoubal also has a dedicated clinic for COPD (Chronic respiratory disease), Dialysis, ICU and Chemotherapy besides NCD clinic providing free tests in DH.

State nodal officer NCD and joint director Y Premchandra, state nodal officer HWC, Dr S Sucheta, SNO Asha Dr W Jubilee, WHO consultant Dr Valentina, Jhpeigo Consultant Monota Ng and district team led by chief medical officer Dr Y Nokul and DNO, NCD, Thoubal Dr M Vikramjit among others present in the visit.

The team also visited Primary Health Centre, Khongjom and Ayushman Arogya Mandir Langathel.

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Thoubal Correspondent

Thoubal Correspondent

THOUBAL district, Manipur

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