Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Nagaland NHM inks deal with hospitals

28 May 2018 | News

To mark the beginning of the MoU, Shija hospitals along with the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland will be conducting a free heart screening.

Image credit- standardmedica.co.ke

Image credit- standardmedica.co.ke

The National Health Mission (NHM) of Nagaland has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with hospitals in Guwahati and Imphal under the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), a child health screening and early intervention programme under NHM.

The MoU was signed with Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, a tertiary eye-care hospital and an institute of ophthalmology based in Guwahati and Shija Hospitals and Research Institute Imphal, a premier hospital providing secondary and tertiary healthcare.

To mark the beginning of the MoU, Shija hospitals along with the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland will be conducting a free heart screening either at District Hospital Mokokchung or Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima for all age groups.

The National Health Mission, Nagaland has been implementing RBSK in Nagaland since 2013. It aims at early detection and management of 4Ds prevalent in the children free of cost- Defects at birth, diseases, Deficiency and Developmental Delays including Disabilities.

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