Emphasizing on preventive healthcare initiatives for the media persons a special program titled ‘Evening with a Doctor’ is mooted at the premises of Guwahati Press Club (GPC). Under this program a practicing doctor will be available for free consultations on healthcare issues for the benefit of GPC member-journalists along with their close relatives.
The doctor, representing any government or private hospital, will arrive at press club on every Saturday by 5 pm and continue the consultations till 8 pm. A number of city based hospitals has already agreed to support the initiative of the press club providing their qualified physicians of different departments to the program on a regular interval.
The program, scheduled to start by next month, is also expected to help the interested scribes to understand various aspects of healthcare in a better way that would finally encourage them to cover the vital issue with more authenticities, said a GPC statement.