Geyzing, Dec 2
The two day mega health expo concluded on Sunday here at Dentam stadium of Maneybung Dentam constituency. The valedictory event organised by the SDF party’s west district unit had attendance of minister for Rural Management and Development Department, S.B Subedi as the chief guest. Area MLA cum Minister N.K Subba was also present in the event along with officials from health department, party functionaries and others.
The mega health expo was organized by the SDF party (west Sikkim) to make provision of free health based facilities to people of west Sikkim.
As informed by Dr. Kanchan Gurung, medical officer, Dentam Primary health Centre, the two day expo witnessed the participations of more than 5000 people who were given medical treatment and counselling by the specialist medical experts present in the event from different hospitals, medical institutions and medical clinics from west Bengal and Sikkim.
Minister S.B Subedi in his brief speech appreciating the initiative congratulated Minister N.K Subba for having been able to act as a patron for management of the health expo. He expressed that the health expo helps to deliver health based facilities to the common people in an effective way. Terming health sector of Sikkim as improved in terms of development, S.B Subedi said that effort is on for infrastructural development of health sector along with other needed facilities to ensure availability of better health based services in the state. “Creating a healthy Sikkim through comprehensive health based facilities and policies is what the state government is committed for”, he said.
Organizing committee felicitated doctors and medical staffs for the support that they rendered for making the expo a successful event.