Meghalaya Health Minister, attended the “2019 World Conference on AMP held at New Delhi

Shillong, Nov 19: Meghalaya Health Minister, Shri A L Hek today attended the “2019 World Conference on Access to Medical Products- achieving the Sustainable Development Goals 2030”  held at New Delhi. The programme was jointly organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and World Health Organization (WHO) and was attended by Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan as Chief Guest.

The conference focussed on the theme of universal health coverage and reliable access to medical products which are effective, safe, quality assured and affordable.  The Health Minister, Shri A L Hek  met the Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan on the sidelines of the event .

Later in the day, Shri A L Hek also met Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman and Managing Director,  Medanta Medicity Hospital , Gurgaon ,  NCR  and discussed with him the Meghalaya End TB Campaign which is a CSR initiative of Medanta Medicity with the Government of Meghalaya. He discussed the way forward and date of launching of the initiative.

The proposal for empanelment of Medanta Medicity as a Super Speciality Referral Centre for the state as part of government employees’ reimbursement scheme was also discussed.  Dr Trehan expressed his desire of providing employment opportunities also to nurses from the State of Meghalaya.

 

 

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