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Paralyzed Situations of Hospitals in Tripura : From Power Cut Problems, Doctors Shortage to No Ambulance Service hit Health Services under much hyped HIRA-Regime
TIWN Jan 25, 2022
Paralyzed Situations of Hospitals in Tripura : From Power Cut Problems, Doctors Shortage to No Ambulance Service hit Health Services under much hyped HIRA-Regime
PHOTO : Bishalgarh hospital. TIWN Photo Jan 25, 2022

AGARTALA, Jan 25 (TIWN): Rural areas’ hospitals in Tripura are suffering due to massive Doctors crisis. In various sectors under Health including Radiography, the employment crisis has hit the system. Everyday there are power cut problems, ambulance service disruptions under the so-called HIRA regime. From Monday after 2 Pm the 102 Ambulance services remained paralyzed in Bishramganj Primary Health Center, resulting in the critical patients could not able to refer to TMC and GB hospital. Talking to the patient parties, they expressed heavy resentment over the situation. At the same time, GB like hospitals are suffering from sudden power-cut problems. Last week, Doctors, nurses were seen working with candles due to a long power cut.

The opposition CPI-M on Tuesday has slammed the BJP led Tripura Govt over stopping ambulance services in the state.

Speaking in a party programme, CPI-M leader Pabitra Kar said, “From farmers issue to Tripura’s undemocratic suppression of opposition’ voice is marks of BJP Govt’s anti-people attitude. Only an inhuman, anti-people Govt can take the decision of stopping ambulance services in a state”.

The statement came after a gross violation of people’s constitutional right which falls under “Right to Life” in Tripura has was reported on January 7 after Biplab Deb Govt had stopped ambulance services for an unknown period of time.

State-wide, patients are not receiving responses and on being asked, the on-duty officials said they have instructions to stop the service temporarily.

The direction to stop the ambulance service has come directly from the Health Dept.

"There is nothing in our hands. We got the instruction from the Health dept and so we are following that. Still, we will try to give service if there is any critical incident", said the official while showing reasons behind the disruption of the ambulance service. 

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