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Special Block to Come up at GWC Hospital

Health Minister K K Shailaja said as part of improving the basic infrastructure development of Government Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Thycaud a special block will soon be constructed. The new block will come up at a cost of Rs 3 crore. Inaugurating the newly- constructed Karunya Community Pharmacy unit at the hospital, she said the construction of the labor room complex will commence soon. The pharmacy that will function round the clock will provide quality life-saving medicines at discounted rates. “The new block will house the Sick Newborn Care Unit, PP Unit, lab, blood bank, District Early Intervention Center and others. Also, as part of the Lakshya initiative for improving the labor room protocols, another building will come up at a cost of Rs 1.60 crore,” said Shailaja.  V S Sivakumar MLA, KMSCL MD Dileep Kumar, hospital superintendent Preethi James and others attended. – New Indian Express