Dr. Gitartha Roymedhi of of Guwahati who has recently returned to the city after serving as Chief Medical Administration Officer at Zarmed Pratiksha Hospital Group in Samarkand in Uzbekistan was awarded with “Assam Star Awards 2021” on Sunday.
The event was organised by the socio-cultural group of the state “Assam Star” at Madhavdev Bhawan at Shrimanta Sankardev Kalashetra. Dr. Gitartha Roymedhi has been awarded with the title of “Sikitsya Ratna” for his contribution in promoting the healthcare of the state as a hub for medical tourism for the patients from other countries and his ability to establish strong networks with other countries.
The award was presented to Dr. Roymedhi by veteran actor of Assamese cine industry Nipan Goswami.
Dr. Gitartha Roymedhi currently working as the GM (Medical Administration and Operations) at Guwahati Metro Hospital in Khanapara. He is also the joint secretary of Association of Healthcare Providers of India, Northeast Chapter. He was also awarded by Association of Medical Tourism, Republic of Uzbekistan for his contributions to the Healthcare of the country.
Dr. Arindam Baruah was specifically honoured at the function for his contributions in the field of oncology. Dr. Baruah, a young and dynamic cancer surgeon has performed many surgeries in different places of Assam.
Previously for such surgeries people of Assam and North East India used to travel to other states. He had completed his super specialization from All India Institute of Medical Science. He had recieved many opportunities to work in other states and countries but he had opted to come to Assam to serve his own people. Dr. Arindam Barua has inaugurated the function by lightning the lamp.
Dr. Shamme Akhter, Medical Superintendent of Guwahati Metro Hospital was also honoured for the hospital’s contributions to the people of the state. Director of Saaol Heart Centre located at Bora Service was honoured for introducing the concept of “Saaol” to the people of Assam. The Saaol (Science and Art of Living) Heart centre is a Delhi based heart center that offers alterative therapies to patients with Coronary Artery Diseases under Dr. Bimal Chhajer.
Guwahati Metro Hospital has also organised a free health check-up camp and provided the emergency medical response team. The camp was attended by over 50 people who were mostly Assam Police personals on duty. They received free consultation with the doctors of the hospital too.