Community Health Workers Honoured For Continuous Efforts Towards Health Education & Implementation
GUWAHATI: The second ‘Swasthya Mitra Excellence Awards’ programme was held on August 25, 2019 at GMC auditorium by GNRC to honour community health workers who impart health education to the community and mentor them to apply preventive health measures in their personal, family and community lives.
A total of 1400 Swasthya Mitras (SMs) attended the event and a total of 83 Swasthya Mitras received medals and certificates for their consistent month-to-month performances.
Madhurima Choudhury, Mahendra Hazarika, Jina Rajkumari and Krishnamoni Chutia attended as guests of honour.
Addressing the ceremony, Dr. Nomal Chandra Borah, Founder-GNRC & Affordable Health Mission, stated that fulfilling humanity’s pressing need for affordable health by bridging access barriers required a multi-dimensional effort encompassing educating various sections of society, continuous advocacy, concerted actions and societal collaboration, which was the reason for the launch of Affordable Health Mission, which combines humane intent, progressive policies, and equitable practices.
He added that this public mission of creating a healthy society has progressed primarily because of the contributions of the Swasthya Mitras, which is why we are honoring them. Our Swasthya Mitras are also working for the success of government schemes like Atal Amrit Abhiyan and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
Ceremony to honour Swasthya Mitras