The office of the District Medical & Health Officer (DMHO), Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh was established in the year 1992. The DMHO office is located in Nongpoh Town, beside the National Highway 40. The Office is headed by the District Medical and Health Officer. The DM&HO Office is responsible for maintaining and developing the health care system in the District and guiding and supervising the Health and Family Welfare Programmes in the District.
Power and Functions
The DMHO is responsible for directly administrating all Govt. Medical and Health Institutions for implementation of various health Programmes in the District. He or she is the chief Govt. Medico Legal signatory in the District, Local Health authority, District Registrar Births and Deaths, and Chairman of the Medical Board. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Govt. or Director Health and Family Welfare.