Saihmun health centre destroyed by fire
21 July 2015 — The sub-rural health centre in Saihmun, Falam township, Chin State was burnt to the ground at about 1am this morning.
The State Health Department said that the wooden building mainly used as an office and dispensary had been completely burnt and that they didn’t know the cause of the fire.
No casualties were reported in the incident.
According to the department, a public health supervisor from the Falam General Hospital is being temporarily assigned to a vacant post in the village where one midwife is supposed to be in charge.
There are only 298 sub-rural health centres in Chin State, the least developed region that has 1,407 villages.#