10 May 2018 | News
According to the MoU signed, these eight UPHCs were upgraded with ICT tools, furniture, TV sets, feedback chambers, doctors’ chambers etc.
The Tata Trusts have been providing basic information and communication technology (ITC) tools to eight urban primary health centers (UPHCs) in Nagpur, run by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).
Tata Trusts had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the NMC on December 6, 2017, for providing infrastructural support to 28 such centers in the city. Accordingly, these eight UPHCs were upgraded with ICT tools, furniture, TV sets, feedback chambers, doctors’ chambers etc. in the first phase.
The major centers upgraded included Futala dispensary, Kapil Nagar dispensary, Indora dispensary, and Zingabai Takli dispensary. The TV screens at these centers now keep projecting various facilities under the National Urban Health Mission throughout the day. Each center now has a physician and an obstetrician and gynecologist. At some centers, a pediatrician is also available.
In the second phase, the plan to upgrade 10 more centers, while in the third phase another eight will be upgraded.