Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare Department, Bolung Siram had a whirl-wind tour to interior and remote locations of Siang and East Siang districts from Dec-7 to 12 last. During this period, Siram inspected as many as 12 PHCs, 5 CHCs, 10 Sub-Centers in Riga, Ugeng, Rebo Parging, Suple, Boleng, Yemsing in Siang district and Takilaung, Yagrung, Remi, Mirem, Bilat, Koyu, Rani, Sille, Ruksin, Nari, Old-Seren, Mebo, Borguli, Namsing, Mer, Gadum villages and Pasighat General Hospital in East Siang district.
GBs and PRI members of Yemsing, Riga, Suple, Koyu, Old-Seren and Namsing villages asked for posting of more doctors and nursing staffs and other facilities like provision for 24 hours water supply and power backup. At Mer and Gadum, villagers urged to open of a sub-center in Gadum Tiniali with adequate staffs to cater eight thousand population. At Mebo, the Commissioner inaugurated ASHA Help Desk and Rest Room. Everywhere, he emphasized on early demarcation/notification of land donated to medical department by villager to avoid encroachment in future.
At General Hospital Pasighat, Siram took stock of physical progress of buildings of general hospital constructed under SPA/NHM 2010-14. He inspected Male & Female wards, SNCU, NRC, DEIC including under construction MCH wing during the visit. JDHS (T&R) Dr. Kabang Lego and Medical Superintendent Dr. Yater Ringu Darang highlighted various activities of the hospital. While interacting with Medical Officers and staffs, the Commissioner enquired about registration of pregnant mothers for JSY and hospital delivery and also about immunization of children. He empathetically advised all the MOs and other paramedical staffs to work sincerely so that no pregnant woman and infant missed necessary services admissible to them, facilitating reduction of infant mortality rate/maternal mortality rate. He advised one and all to avail benefits under Chief Minister’s insurance policy, APCMUHIS.