PANAJI: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that the decision to convert the Old Goa Medical College building at Ribandar into a 30 bedded full fledge Primary Health Centre (PHC) is under examination of the state government.
“presently the matter is under examination of the Government,” said Rane
The State Government had decided to convert the old Goa Medical College (GMC) building at Ribandar into a 30-bedded full-fledged Primary Health Centre (PHC) to cater to medical emergencies of the residents of Ribandar, Chimbel, Merces, Divar, Old Goa and surrounding areas.
a delegation of the Ribandar Health Care Committee met the Chief Minister to discuss their demand that a full-fledged Health Centre be set up at the old Ribandar hospital. The Chief Minister assured the delegation that 24×7 health and medicare facilities would be set up soon.
Adv Aires Rodrigues had urged the Chief Minister that in public interest a full-fledged Health Centre at the old Ribandar hospital should come under the supervision and management of the GMC.
Adv Rodrigues also drew the attention of the Chief Minister that besides catering to the health needs of the very densely populated Ribandar, the medical centre at the old Ribandar hospital would benefit the residents of neighbouring Old Goa, Corlim, Divar, Chorao, Merces and Chimbel.