In a first of its kind the Heema hospital in Itanagar started its home medical service under Heema home care unit. The unit was inaugurated by home minister Bamang Felix. Speaking to the press, the hospital’s assistant managing director, Dr Byabang Heema informed that the service is only for “non-emergence and minor ailments.”
“We are starting service first in the Itanagar capital region and if response is good we will start it in other parts of the state. Initially 5 doctor and 10 nursing staff will be exclusively engaged. Basic nursing service facilities for the people who are suffering chronic ailments will also be provided as part of Heema home care service,” she informed.
The Home Minister Bamang Felix while speaking on the occasion said the at home service facilities started by Heema hospital is appreciable. “This is the best facility started by the Heema hospital. This will immensely help the people who can’t visit hospital for various reasons,” he said. The home minister also extended gratitude to the health workers for their continued contribution in the battle against Covid19 pandemic.