Universal Health Coverage Day: West Bengal Government Committed to Good Health, Well-being of All, Says Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (Photo Credit: ANI/File)

Kolkata, December 12: The West Bengal government is committed to the welfare of its people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted Wednesday. The CM, on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage Day, said all government-run hopitals and health centres provide treatment for free to those in need.

"Today is Universal Health Coverage Day. In #Bangla, healthcare is free at govt hospitals and health centres. We have also set up fair-price medicine shops and diagnostic centres, ICCUs, HDUs, CCUs, mother & child hubs and more. We are committed to the welfare of all," she tweeted. Supreme Court Verdict on Aadhaar Victory of People, Says Mamata Banerjee.

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, observed every year on December 12, marks the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for countries to provide affordable and quality healthcare to every person.