Generic medicine shop inaugurated at GGH GUNTUR: The Government General Hospital (GGH) Guntur will get extra beds to serve the public better, Minister for medical and health. K. Srinivas inaugurated the Amma Sanjivani Generic Medical Shop in the GGH at Guntur on Sunday.
Generic Medicine Shop Inaugurated at GGH – ULTRA-MODERN CANCERCENTRE
Speaking on the Occasion, he lamented that middle and poor classes people were facing severe financial burden by purchasing branded medicines, Hence, the government started Anna Sanjivani generic medical shops.
Generic Medicine Shop Inaugurated at GGH
He said that doctors should Write prescription clearly which can be understood by the patient and medical shops keepers. He said that soon the government Would start Maha Prasthanam services under which ambulances would be provided for taking bodies to the graveyards for last rites.
Minister for civil supplies P. Pulla Rao said that the government decided to increase 1,475 beds in the GGH to 2,000 to serve the public better. He said that generic medicines are available for 30 to 80 per cent less price compared to branded medicines and suggested doctors to Write generic medicines in their prescriptions. He said that the self help Women’s groups of Velugu Were operating the Anna Sanjivani generic medical stores and this is very helpful to the GGH.
ULTRA-MODERN CANCERCENTRE AT GGH TO BEREADY NONE YEAR
The construction of an ultramodern comprehensive cancer centre would be completed in an year in the Government General Hospital at Guntur. Minister for medical and health. K. Srinivas laid foundation stone for the cancer centre in the GGH on Sunday. He said that the cancer centre would start functioning from next year and quality medicines for cancer treatment would be made available in the GGH. The minister announced installation of modern linear accelerator equipment in the Cancer Centre to treat cancer patients.
Mr Srinivas said that NATCO Trust is spending Rs 16.50 crore for 100 bed comprehensive cancer centre and the government is spending Rs 13.5 crore to install modern linear accelerator machines. He said that cancer is curable if it is detected in the benign stage and asked the public not to neglect cancer symptoms.
He said that 32 per cent increase has been registered in the out-patient department in the GGH which shows the trust of the public on government hospitals,
The minister said NATCO Trust came forward to start services in PPP mode in the Guntur Government General Hospital.