- Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura
Agartala, September 15, 2022 : Another feather of success has been added to the Health sector of Tripura as three primary level healthcare institutions – Garjee PHC in Gomati district, Hemanta Debbarma Smriti PHC in Khowai district and Mathai PHC in South Tripura district have been accredited with the ‘National Quality Assurance Standard’.
An official of the Nation Health Mission of Tripura on Wednesday said that a delegation of the government of India evaluated three primary hospitals in the state namely Garjee PHC, Hemanta Debbarma Smriti PHC and Mathai PHC in July last based on the quality of National Quality Assurance Standards.
In this regard, on September 12 last, the Secretary of the Tripura’s Health department was informed through a letter from the Ministry of Health of the Government of India that the said three primary health centres have been recognized by the National Quality Assurance Standard, the official said.
He also said that the Garjee PHC bagged 93.85%, Hemant Debbarma Smriti PHC secured 90.47%, Mathai PHC received 75.20% as national recognition of National Quality Assurance Standard. So far, a total of 11 hospitals in the state have received the national recognition of the National Quality Assurance Standard.
Its worthy to mention here that the Ministry of Health launched the National Quality Assurance Program in 2014 to maintain the quality of medical services. Every government hospital, community health centre (CHC) and sub-health centre (SHC) has been covered under this scheme. A hospital or health centre is recognized for National Quality Assurance only if 70% of the medical services of a hospital conform to the quality standards set by the Government of India.