Sunday, June 4, 2023

State needs more dental surgeons, says Dr. Rhütso


Dr. Tseilhoutuo Rhutso, MLA stressed on the need for creation of more posts for dental surgeons in the state pointing out that state currently has 37 dental surgeons and the remaining were all on contract basis.
He said this while addressing the 19th conference and annual general meeting of Indian Dental Association Nagaland State Branch (IDANSB) at Naga heritage village, Kisama on April 22.
In this connection, Dr. Rhütso said that he along with Dr Neisatuo also MLA from Pfutsero AC- both from medial field, will press the government for creation of more dental surgeons in the state. In this regard, he also appealed to the association to give representation to the concerned authorities from their side.
Dr. Rhutso also emphasized on the present scenario of healthcare along with advances in digital healthcare technologies, and encouraged the doctors to familiarize themselves with the latest developments in order to control technology and be at par with the international standard.
Pointing out that oral health was an important component of general health and had significant impact on the overall systemic health and quality of life, he encouraged the dental doctors to educate themselves about the new treatments and modes of technologies and attend health care conferences, meetings and workshops so that they can cope with the current trend.
The presidential speech was delivered by Dr Seto D. Kera, where he highlighted the activities of the association. He lamented that the long pending demand for creation of post of dental surgeons in all PHC and CHC were not fulfilled and requested the special guest to look into the matter as dentistry was one of the most demanding sector in the field of medical.
Exhortation speech was delivered by director dental, H&FW, Dr Theyiephrezo Khimiao and the secretary report was presented by Dr. Wangshimenba Ozukum, and vote of thanks by Dr Neiphrezo Sorünuo.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by Dr. Thungbeni Ngullie, a special message was delivered by senior dental surgeon, DH, Kiphire, Dr. N Moa Jamir and a special number by Dr Imensanen Jamir.


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