Pharma Park will be established in Bhopal, says Union Minister Ananth Kumar
BHOPAL: A Pharma Park will be established in Bhopal,
said Union Minister for Fertilisers, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ananth Kumar.
Madhya Pradesh would become the first state in the country to produce medical
devices, he added.
Ananth Kumar was addressing the inaugural session of
6th International Eco Course and Workshop here on Sunday. Chief Minister
Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that lesson on lifestyle would be included in school
syllabus from next academic session.
The Union Minister said that a lot of diseases are
related to lifestyle. Therefore, lifestyle should be taught in courses. He said
that in Madhya Pradesh health services are being conducted as per norms of
World Health Organisation for improving health facilities. He held lifestyle
responsible also for heart diseases.
He said that bad lifestyle causes diabetes in turn
leading to heart problems. Currently, there are 8 crore diabetes patients in
the country. As many as 350 persons die of heart failure every hour. To prevent
this, attention should be paid to awareness and treatment. Due to present-day
lifestyle this disease is caused in tender age also.
In the course of lifestyle, information should also be
given about prevention, awareness and treatment. Yoga, exercise, discipline and
food habits should be included in it. Cardiac emergency arrangements should be
made from tehsil to primary health centre level. He said that eco machine
should be available at every district headquarters.
On the Union Minister’s suggestions, Chief Minister
Chouhan said that a course on better lifestyle would be introduced in Madhya
Pradesh from next academic session. He said that major health institutions will
be encouraged to come to Madhya Pradesh. Healthcare will be focused in the
Global Investors Summit to be held in October.
He said that body is necessary to perform all duties
and responsibilities. Therefore, it should be fit. Eco cardiography is boon for
humanity. Heart check-up must be made regularly. Rajya Beemari Sahayata Kosh
has been constituted for treatment of poor people in the state.
Health Minister Dr Narottam Mishra said that novel
schemes like Mukhyamantri Bal Hriday Yojana have been launched in the state.
Free medicines are distributed to about 4 lakh people and free medical tests
conducted of 75 thousand patients daily in government hospitals in the state.
Rate of institutional delivery in the state has risen
from 22 to 86 percent. Ambulance 108 Service is benefiting 81 thousand every
month. Eminent international level cardiologist Dr Naveen C Nanda, said that
Madhya Pradesh is doing excellently well in healthcare sector.
Eco cardiology expert Dr IV Vijaylaxmi said that heart
treatment centres of children should be established in Madhya Pradesh. Dr
Pankaj Manoria informed about the workshop and Dr PC Manoria delivered the
Union Minister Ananth Kumar and Chief Minister Chouhan
conferred lifetime achievement awards to Dr Naveen C. Nanda and Dr IV
Vijaylaxmi. Awards for Excellence were given away to Dr Sanjay Mittal and Dr
Sameer Shrivastava and special award was conferred to Dr Shantunu Sen. Revenue
Minister Rampal Singh, MP Alok Sanjar, Dr SK Parashar and other doctors from
various parts of the country were present on the occasion.