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Foreign varsity to study Assam health

The University of Columbia will conduct a study on the health and hygiene in in Morigaon district of Assam. Inaugurating a nursing training centre under the National Rural Health Mission on Thursday state Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said experts from the university are scheduled to arrive here soon and start their study on the district's health and hygiene and also its subsequent impact and remedies. The varsity has selected two districts, one each in Assam and Uttar Pradesh, as model districts to assess the prevailing health and hygiene issues, he added.

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