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Conrad says govt has no plan to take over management of 108 emergency services

SHILLONG | Oct 16, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma today said that the State Government has no plan to take over the management of the 108 emergency services in the State.

Govt prohibits strike by field staff of GVK EMRI

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SHILLONG | Oct 2, 2019:

A day after the employees of GVK EMRI-108 emergency services surrendered all the 53 ambulances from across the State to the management as part of their indefinite strike, the Meghalaya Government on Tuesday prohibited strikes by the field staff for a period of six months.

Hek wants Centre to inquire into NEIGRIHMS’ internal tussle

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).

Govt institutes inquiry into “denial of treatment” to HIV patients

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.

HIV patients’ discrimination case: Govt hospitals deny allegations

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.

Two govt hospitals alleged of denying treatment to HIV patients

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.

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