SHILLONG | Sep 12, 2019:
Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alexander Laloo Hek has requested Chief Minister to propose to the Union government to constitute a high level committee to enquire into the style of functioning of the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS).
SHILLONG | July 15, 2019:
The Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alexander Laloo Hek has directed the Shillong Civil Hospital to institute an inquiry into the allegations of denial of treatment to HIV positive patients.
SHILLONG | July 09, 2019:
The Shillong Civil Hospital and NEIGRIHMS have denied the reports regarding the alleged discrimination of HIV positive patients, who require immediate surgery.
SHILLONG | July 08, 2019:
Does a doctor have the right to refuse treatment to HIV positive patients? This question has come to light after it was alleged that the Shillong Civil Hospital and a premier health institution in the Northeast, NEIGRIHMS have been rejecting treatment for HIV-positive people.
TURA | June 30, 2019:
In a welcoming move, the district administration of West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya has banned all tobacco related items from being sold near any educational institutions.
This was informed by the deputy commissioner of WGH, Ram Singh, though a communiqué.