Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar inspected Government Headquarters Hospital and taluk hospitals in the district on Saturday.

The Minister, accompanied by the Director of Medical and Rural Health Services A. Chandranathan and the Director o Public Health K. Kulandaisamy, inspected the infrastructural facilities and equipment. He also enquired with some of the patients.

Replying to queries from presspersons here, Dr. Vijaya Baskar said that the objective was to tone up the functioning of the medical facilities.

Stating that work on providing a MRI facility here and installing CT scan equipment in the taluk hospitals has commenced, he said that they would be ready for commissioning in about two months.

Seven doctors would be appointed here soon, he said.

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