Second meeting of Health & Family Welfare Board under Socio-Economic Development Programme (SEDP) was held yesterday under its chairman Health & Family Welfare Minister, Dr. R. Lalthangliana. The meeting was attended by its Vice-Chairman Dr. Z.R. Thiamsanga, Board members and special invitees who are experts in various medical fields.

The meeting reviewed and discussed the current status of Mizoram State Health Care Scheme which was launched on 1st October, 2019. The meeting also discussed various agendas including expansion of Aizawl Civil Hospital area, upgradation of all district hospitals and improvement of medical services at lengpui Airport, the meeting decided to form a Study Team for this purpose. The meeting also deliberated upon several measures to provide support and care to elderly population  in government hospitals, for which details will be worked out later. Steps to tackle issues such as HIV/AIDS, Cancer and substance abuse more effectively are also discussed.


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