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NHM uses 95% of the health fund

10 April 2018 | News

Sarma said this while giving out the Kayakalp Award to the best performing government health centres in the state at a function

In Guwahati, Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said 95% of the funds allotted for the National Health Mission (NHM) have been utilized by the state to develop the health sector.

Sarma said this while giving out the Kayakalp Award to the best performing government health centres in the state at a function.

This award is given for maintenance of high standards of hygiene, sanitation and infection control in public hospitals.

The Haflong District hospital bagged the best performing hospital award.

"NHM has utilized 95% of the funds allotted and this is evident of from the development that is taking place in the health sector of the state. We have introduced so many new schemes to make healthcare accessible to the public residing even in remote areas of the state. We have been able to bring down the maternal mortality rates and infant mortality rates," said Himanta.

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