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01 August 2019

Debashish Maharana

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Bhubaneswar: As Odisha Government under the stewardship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has already launched its universal health assurance scheme ‘Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana’ (BSKY) since last year and laying utmost stress on its mission mode ‘Healthcare for All’, several measures are being taken to strengthen and streamline the health sector in the State.

Prominent among other measures, the Health & Family Welfare Department has now initiated steps for solving problems through two ace social media platforms- Twitter and Facebook.

In his media reactions, Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das said, “In a bid to make healthcare service closer to the general public, Health Department has been laying stress on 5Ts (Team Work, Technology, Transparency, Time Limit & Transformation) and has also linked some of its health institutions to social media. Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar Capital Hospital, Blood Safety Directorate, Cuttack Sishu Bhawan and Cuttack-based Acharya Harihar Cancer Research Centre.”

He further informed on the Twitter and Facebook accounts and the IDs of the institutions.

Cuttack SCB Twitter account: @Scbmchctc

Cuttack SCB Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/SCBMCHCTC

Bhubaneswar Capital Hospital Twitter account: @CapitalHospita4

Capital Hospital Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/capitalhospital.bhubaneswar/

Blood Safety Directorate Twitter account: @OdishaSbtc

Blood Safety Directorate Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/odishabloodsafety/

Cuttack Sishu Bhawan Twitter account: @svpgip

Cuttack Sishu Bhawan Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/sishubhawanctc/

Acharya Harihar Cancer Centre Twitter account: @AcharyaCancer

Acharya Harihar Cancer Centre Twitter account: https://www.facebook.com/ahrcccuttack/


The Health Minister also informed that Burla-based VIMSAR and Berhampur-based MKCG Medical College and Hospital authorities have been directed to open their respective Twitter and Facebook accounts soon.

Soon after receiving the public complaints, the concerned health institutions will swing into action for solution and remedy as well as intimate higher authorities if warranted, stated the Minister.

He further stated that the other health service institutions have also been instructed to open their respective social media accounts in near future.

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Naba Kishore Das, Minister, Health, Odisha