‘81 PHCs to come up in the State ‘, says AP Health Minister

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Andhra Pradesh State Medical and Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas said that the State Government is planning to construct new buildings for 81 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the State.

After inaugurating the ANM training Centre on the campus of the Karapu PHC that was constructed at a cost of Rs.2.3 crore today, he said that a sum of Rs.1.2 crore would be allocated to each PHC building and efforts were on to renovate the government hospitals. He said that the government had already filled 1,900 vacancies of medical doctors in the government hospitals. He said that an agency was appointed to oversee the use of equipment worth Rs.500 crore in government hospitals and no user charges were collected from the patients for all services including laboratory reports in the PHCs and government hospitals.

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