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Temporary AYUSH unit at Mangaluru Wenlock Hospital

Temporary AYUSH unit at Mangaluru Wenlock Hospital

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru,May 3, 2016: The State government has given approval for building a 50-bed AYUSH Hospital on the premises of the Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru.  Minister for Health and Family Welfare U.T. Khader announced on May 2, Monday that the State government has given administrative approval for building a 50-bed AYUSH Hospital on the premises of the Government Wenlock Hospital in the city.

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Addressing media Minister Khader said that the hospital would have blocks for Ayurveda, Unani, Homoeopathy and Yoga.

A temporary outpatient unit would be opened for Ayush branches inside the old building of the hospital on May 12, he said.  The hospital would be built at an estimated cost of Rs. nine crore with 60 per cent funding from the Union government under the National Urban Health Mission. “The department has already identified 50 cents of land for the construction of Ayush block in the campus,” he said.

“The proposed new block in Wenlock Hospital will be the first integrated Ayush hospital in the State. We also have plans to open Ayush Wellness Centre with Panchakarma facilities in the Ayush hospital. The wellness centre will be opened either directly by the government or through a public private partnership mode,” he said. While the government has already sanctioned 58 posts for the proposed Ayush hospital, provisions will be made to hire the services of private doctors too, he said.

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Comments on this Article
Devanand, Bengaluru Tue, May-3-2016, 1:56
The Government is providing a lot of benefit regarding the health to the public.
Kumarswamy, Mangaluru Tue, May-3-2016, 1:22
Its a good initiative by the Health Minister Mr.Khader.
Manish, Ksaragod Mon, May-2-2016, 11:57
The new invention in medical field is coming up and giving rise to new diseases too
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