Manipur Health and Family Welfare Minister L Jayantakumar Singh inaugurated a 10-bedded AYUSH hospital at Thoubal, Wangma Taba on July 29.
Speaking on the occasion, Singh said that the health department has initiated better health services and also has
introduced wellness programmes for the people. In this regard, many health and wellness centres have been opened in different districts in the state.
The primary health sub centres have also been replaced by the health and wellness centres in order to fulfill the new objective of the health department, the minister added.
Singh also said that the Ayush method of treatment is no longer a new concept of advanced medical application. There are a lot of prospects in opting Ayush method as it has become cost effective and easily affordable. Both ayurvedic and allopathic forms are equally preferable during these days according to the suitability of the prevailing condition/ case of the person, he said.
The minister maintained that the newly opened 10-bedded hospital will benefit the people of Thoubal and also help to ease the problem of scarcity of Ayush centres in the region.
He said the government is always ready to accept suggestions from the public with regard to boosting the health sector in the state. The minister urged the public to cooperate with the initiatives of the government, especially in the health sector.