Medicines from Delhi reach Hong health unit  

By A O News Service

ITANAGAR, July 15: With health care delivery system in Arunachal Pradesh is still below expectation, life saving medicines sent from Delhi for poor tribal patients reached Six Sigma Mountain Health Centre in remote Hong village of Lower Subansiri on Monday.

Six Sigma team and Dr Pradeep donated the medicines which were transported by Railway authority for six Mahatma Gandhi health units followed by good Samaritans transporting them from Itanagar despite horrible road conditions, Helping Hands founder Robin Hibu told this daily. Moreover, Arora family at Chandni Chowk also donated 220 career guidance related books for Mahatma Gandhi Library for unemployed tribal youth, he said.

More medicines from city hospitals for mountain related diseases are expected, besides efforts for a mobile forensic laboratory are on for instant examination to diagnose sugar level, BP, uric acid etc for poor local there as poor patients from other neighbouring villages have been coming to the health unit for treatment, he informed.

Moreover, financial help for RCC structures of health unit and library under MP LA fund has been request from Raj Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta.

This philanthropic spirit of Delhi residents towards Helping Hands contradicts the adage: Delhi walon ke pass dil nahin he?

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