Shimla:The State Government would further strengthen ayurveda health-care system so that better medical services would be made available to the people at their door steps in far flung areas of the State.
Dr. Rajiv Bindal, Health Minister informed while addressing a day long workshop on National Rural Health Mission organized by the department of Health and Ayurveda here today.
The Minister said that ‘Geriatrics Care Clinic’ had emerged successful in Himachal Pradesh and as a result the State had been declared as a nodal State following which a training programme would be launched for the doctors in geriatrics very soon.
Dr.Bindal disclosed that 250 Ayurvedic clinics in the Primary Health Centres, 70 clinics in community health centres/ rural hospitals and 10 wards in the regional/medical college hospitals would be opened during current financial year.
Also govt. has constituted two Joint Committees in the Health and Ayurveda department in view of necessities of people living in difficult geographical conditions. The Committees would ensure coordination and participation at all levels so that all health programmes could be made fruitful.