Primary Health Centres (PHC)

Primary Health Centre (PHC) is the cornerstone of rural health services - a first port of call to a qualified doctor of the public sector in rural areas for the sick and those who directly report or referred from Sub-centres for curative, preventive and promotive health care. As per the norms, a typical Primary Health Centre should cover a population of 20,000 in Meghalaya with 4-6 indoor or observation beds. It acts as a referral unit for sub-centres under it and refers out cases to Community Health Centre (30 bedded hospital) and higher order public hospitals located at sub-district and district levels.

Serial Number Name of Districts Sanction Function Non Function Under Cionstruction Upgraded to CHC Centres handed over to NGO's
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Primary Health Centres
1 East Khasi Hills, District 29 24 - 4 2 2
2 West Khasi Hills, Districts 24 17 4 - 4 2
3 Ri-Bhoi District Nongpoh 11 8 - - 3  
4 Jaintia Hills, District 23 16 - 2 5 1
5 East Garo Hills, districts 20 17 - 2 1 2
6 West Garo Hills, District 24 18 - 1 5 2
7 South Garo Hills, Districts 8 7 - - 1 1
Total:- 139 108 4 9 22 10

East Khasi Hills District

West Khasi Hills District

Ri Bhoi District

Jaintia Hills District

East Garo Hills District

West Garo Hills District

South Garo Hills District