Under National Health Mission programme, Nagpur Municipal Corporation has set up one more Urban Primary Health Care center (UPHC) with the help of Tata Trusts in Vijaynagar (Bharatwada). MLA Krishna Khopde inaugurated the UPHC centre. Mayor Nanda Jichkar was present at the occasion.
On this occasion, Mayor said, “NMC is committed to providing better health care facilities to the citizens of Nagpur.” Chairman of Lakadganj Zone Rajkumar Sahu took the initiative of establishing UPHC at Vijaynagar because of which the residents of Vijaynagar and those living in the nearby areas will have quick access to the healthcare services available at UPHC.
MLA Krishna Khopde congratulated Rajkumar Sahu on continuously following up on the developments of UPHC setup. He said that, due to his dedicated efforts, Vijaynagar got its first UPHC centre and residents of VIjaynagar will not face any trouble in respect to the healthcare facilities. Khopde also informed that through this UPHC, NMC and Tata Trust will provide the best of the healthcare facilities to the citizens of Nagpur.
The chief guests were standing committee chairman Pradeep Pohane, Lakadganj zone chairman Rajkumar Sahu, corporator Manisha Atkare, former corporator Pramod Pendke. Deputy Director Dr. Bhavana Sonkusale, health officer (medicine) Dr. Sarita Kamdar, additional health officer Dr. Vijay Joshi, Dr. Kubde, Setram Selokar, Dinaji Gurupanch, Prem Kute, Lala Pandey, Jogeshwar Hirwani, Vishal Silotia, Raghunath Waghmare, Sagar Pal, Dhannu Chakole, Niraj Waghmare, Dr. Purvalee Katkar, Nilesh Babare and Rajesh Bure were also present at the inauguration ceremony.
UPHC will provide the following facilities:
Vijaynagar (Bharatwada) UPHC will remain open from Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm. Patients can get facilities like OPD services, maternity checkup, pediatric, family planning counseling, vaccinations, RTI & STI counseling, leprosy and tuberculosis checkup, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and asthma, diabetes, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are spread through water, laboratory checkup, medicines, etc.
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