Minister opens dialysis centre

Minister opens dialysis centre
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The State government is giving utmost priority to health sector, said Health Minister C Laxma Reddy.Along with Roads and Buildings Minister Tummala Nageswara Rao and Member of ParliamentASitharam Naik, Laxma Reddy inaugurated Dialysis Center at the government area hospital here on Tuesday.The center was established at an estimated cost Rs one core.

Bhadrachalam: The State government is giving utmost priority to health sector, said Health Minister C Laxma Reddy.Along with Roads and Buildings Minister Tummala Nageswara Rao and Member of ParliamentASitharam Naik, Laxma Reddy inaugurated Dialysis Center at the government area hospital here on Tuesday.The center was established at an estimated cost Rs one core.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister Laxma Reddy said Telangana is the only State in the country that is giving top priority to public health and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao is alloting more funds to provide facilities in government hospitals across the State.

As many as 45 dialysis centres are getting ready for the inauguration in the State and 25 were already opened so far. The Minister informed that the government is planning to recruit 2,400 doctors in all centers.

The government is planning to conduct eye tests to all and also provide spectacles to the people.‘KCR Kits scheme is more useful to pregnant women in the State. So far two lakh Kits were distributed under this scheme in the State and 4,500 Kits were distributed in the district.’

Now all the government hospitals in the State are competing with corporate hospitals in providing facilities to the patients, the Minister said. The credit for this goes to the Chief Minister, he added.

Roads and Buildings Minister T Nageswara Rao said the dialysis center will be more useful for agency people in Bhadrachalam. It will be easy for kidney patients, who has to go to cities for treatment and also cost effective. All vacancies of health staff and doctors would be filled very soon. As part of Bangaru Telangana, the Chief Minister is providing good facilities to the poor people in the State.

MLAs Sunnam Rajaiah and Tati Venkateswarlu, MLC BLaxminarayana, Sub-Collector Pamela Sathpathy and Area Hospital Superintendent DrKoti Reddy participated in the programme.

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