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Haryana to provide integrated health services

Written by: Staff
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Chandigarh, May 12 (UNI) The Haryana government has identified 40 Community Health Centers (CHCs) for implementation of schemes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) so as to provide integrated health services to the people in the state.

Stating this here today, a spokesman for the AYUSH department said these CHCs have been identified by the State Health Department under the National Rural Health Mission.

He said with a view to integrating AYUSH with allopathic system of medicine, the Government had also sanctioned speciality clinics of AYUSH for civil hospitals in Gurgaon, Hisar and Ambala and a specialised therapy centre had also been sanctioned for civil hospital, Jind.

These would soon be set up to further improve health services at these institutes and the Central government had released Rs 52 lakh for the purpose.

He said a drug testing laboratory of AYUSH and a Government Ayurvedic Pharmacy would be set up at Kurukshetra with Central assistance.

The Central government has already released Rs 2.50 crore for the purpose.

In order to provide necessary medicines to AYUSH institutes, the Central government had released about Rs. 1.24 crore for the purpose during the last financial year.

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