Mangaluru, Nov 7 : The Father Muller Medical College Hospital in its mission to provide healthcare service to its people have opened a Sub centre of FMCH-RHTC which was inaugrated at the Porkodi Samudaya Bhavan, Ambedkar Bhavan of Malavoor Grama Panchayat on 6th November 2019. The subcenter has been a need in the region with large number for residential population of 6000 who are mainly aged.

The inaugural witnessed the presence of PDO Venkatramana Prakas, President (Malavoor GP) Ganesh Arbhi, Vice President Vanaja B Shetty (Malavoor GP), Mahila Mandal president Nalini G Shetty. The chief guest for the inaugural were the Director of the Father Muller Charitable Institutions, Rev. Fr Richard A. Coelho and Rev. Fr Ajith Menezes, Administrator FMMC,

The PDO welcomed the gathering thanking the Father Muller Charitable Institution for taking a step in providing health for the residents. Rev. Fr Richard talked on essentiality of health in overall wellness of life. Dr Jessy Maria Dsouza RMO, FMCH-RHTC, briefed the audience regarding the importance of health at various stages in life whilst Rev. Fr Ajith Menezes explained the availability of the facilities of sub centre, Bajpe FMCH-RHTC centre and Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Mangalore. Mr Ganesh Arbhi president of Malavoor panchayat gave his presidential speech highlighting the works of the panchayat in providing overall development of its population.

This step of setting a once a week (Tuesday’s) center, 4.5 km distance from the Father Muller Salvadore Monteiro Rural Health Training Center at Bajpe at Porkodi was due to the residence need for primary health care. With a population of 6000 who are mainly aged the subcenter provides primary care and first aid with referral to FMCH-RHTC centre and Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Mangalore. Basic check like blood pressure, blood glucose check and primary check up are provided with medicines. A team of Doctor and allied health staff will be deputed at the center for the same.

The setting up of the center will also initiate public awareness campaing by the students and health workers of the Bajpe center in personel hygiene, garbage disposal, infant health care and environmental health.

The Father Muller brand is known for its quality in healthcare and through its Father Muller Charitable Institutions units of Hospital and Medical College tries to reach the unreached so that every citizen attains a level of healthcare, so as to maintain oneself in optimum condition of life.

Dr Sourabh Kumar, Assistant Professor Community Medicine and Sr Jacintha, Principal, Father Muller College of Nursing were also present.


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