As the OST centres in Ukhrul district of Manipur face acute shortage of therapy medicines, patients often have to compromise on prescribed doses of the medicine.
The Federation of Haomee had called for a bandh from September 21 on Ukhrul road,
In view of the impending threat of the pandemic in the area, district magistrate of Ukhrul, Joseph Pauline Kamsom had issued an order the same day to seal the whole compound of the district hospital.
A thanksgiving programme was organised on Saturday at the hospital
In a time when public healthcare should be made affordable, patients are forced to travel all the way to Imphal or turn to expensive private hospitals for reasons ranging for basic testing like ultrasound.