Demands for health care in border town

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IMPHAL March 5: The Care Me Group, Moreh has urged the state government to set up a rehabilitation centre and full fledged ART centre at the border town at the earliest, failing which the body will be pressed to carry out agitations.
A press release by the general secretary of the group, Rajen Singh has stated that a general body meeting was held on February 28 where in it was resolved to demand the health benefits. It also mentioned that Sithang Mate, convenor of the group in the meeting decried the state government’s indifferent attitude despite various submissions requesting the Chief Minister and the health minister to improve the health related facilities of the border down.
He stated that many lives have been lost due to want of proper medical facilities, the close proximity with the golden triangle has spread the disease of drug addiction to the youths and scores have succumbed, the release stated.
The body urges the government to take up the necessary actions and implement the demanded health facilities earnestly otherwise agitations will be launched and the resulting consequences will be the responsibility of the state government, the release added.

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