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CEC Gyalson discusses plans for prevention of health issues in Ladakh

Last Updated on March 11, 2021 at 4:32 pm

Members of Ladakh Institute of Prevention (LIP) called on the Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson at the Council Secretariat, Leh to discuss and find solutions for the prevention of several health issues in Ladakh. 

The Chairman then convened a meeting with the Executive Council of LAHDC Leh along with the members of Ladakh Institute of Prevention to review the works of LIP and discuss plans for implementation of such projects in the district. 

Honorary Secretary, LIP (Padma Shree Awardee) Dr Tsering Norboo gave a detailed presentation and apprised the Executive Council of LAHDC Leh on the vision of Ladakh Institute of Prevention and their works in the local health sector. He also highlighted on improvisation required in the field of the health sector in the region especially towards the mother and child care development. 

Dr Norboo also requested the Chairman to support the institute in educating the people of Ladakh as well as the need for special care towards child care and development in line with the health department, which would eventually help prevent as many health-related issues causing losses to lives in Ladakh.  

Dy Chairman, Angchuk along with EC Agriculture, Chosphel and EC RDD, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee highlighted the importance of such initiatives in the Union Territory performed by LIP and requested CEC Gyalson for his assistance in initiating more of such projects in the district. 

Addressing the meeting, CEC Gyalson appreciated the noble efforts made by LIP led by prominent personalities including a well-known Physician and a Padma Shree Awardee, Dr Norboo. He reviewed the health handbook produced by LIP on Mother and Child Care Development and assured that LAHDC Leh will soon adapt and introduce flagship programmes in line with the Ladakh Institute of Prevention. 

CEC Gyalson also informed the meeting that LAHDC Leh will stress upon formulating and implementing such innovative suggestions given by the experts especially in the health and education sector. He also said that he will soon conduct a similar meeting with all the councillors and enlighten them with the programmes so that it should begin with immediate effect in all the constituencies of LAHDC Leh. 

The meeting was attended by Dy Chairman, Tsering Angchuk, Executive Councillor for RDD, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee; Executive Councillor for Agriculture, Stanzin Chosphel; President LIP, Sarla Chhewang; Executive Director LIP, Nony P Wangchuk; Treasurer LIP, Dr Norbu Tsering and Honorary Secretary LIP (Padma Shree Awardee) Dr Tsering Norboo.