“The Government of Jammu and Kashmir continues to make a sustainable investment in healthcare, clinical workforce to build a resilient health infrastructure to deal with the ongoing crisis and future health emergencies. We are committed to making people’s lives better.”
The Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha made these remarks throughout his go to to Ganderbal to evaluation the COVID state of affairs in the district. The Lt Governor additionally visited Budgam and assessed the containment efforts being made by the District Administration and the Health Department to successfully cope with the COVID pandemic.
During his visits, the Lt Governor performed a bodily evaluation of the well being amenities for the sufferers on the District Hospital Ganderbal; DCHC Chanapora and COVID Care Facility Nagam, Budgam.
While making an in depth evaluation of the provision of medical tools in the hospitals of the districts, the Lt Governor directed the Health Department to make sure the functioning of ventilators and different life saving tools, moreover obligatory coaching of human sources to function these tools.
The Lt Governor mentioned that every hospital in the UT would submit a complete report on the utilization of healthcare property on a weekly foundation.
“We can protect and strengthen J&K by taking cooperative action against the COVID-19 pandemic. I express my heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all those who are following the COVID protocol. I urge everyone not to be careless and maintain discipline to effectively deal with the deadly virus”, the Lt Governor mentioned.
Doctors, nurses, and frontline warriors like Babli Rani, Dr Tazeen Yunus, Additional SP Feroz Yehya are the spine of our well being system. He has served with utmost dedication to save lots of the lives of the individuals, the Lt Governor mentioned.
Emphasizing on aggressive vaccination and testing to interrupt the chain of transmission, the Lt Governor underlined the necessity to act extra holistically and shield probably the most weak.
While now we have improved our well being system and decentralized group healthcare, we should speed up vaccination and testing for weak teams and mobilize all mandatory sources for continued assist, the Lt Governor mentioned.
There is a have to make most use of COVID care facilities in Panchayats with group contribution, particularly in areas the place house isolation is just not potential. Besides, there’s a have to establish areas with excessive positivity charges and declare them as micro containment zones in order that preventive measures might be taken to include the unfold of the virus.
Instructions have been additionally handed to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and DC Budgam for expediting the event works, institution of recent District Hospital, Urdu University moreover growth and upgradation of rural roads in the district.
Appreciating the efforts of the District Administration, Ganderbal for attaining the milestone of 100% protection of the primary dose of vaccine among the many above 45 years of age group, the Lt Governor urged the DC Ganderbal to share the nice practices with different district administrations as properly. requested to share.
Ganderbal Deputy Commissioner Kritika Jyotsna knowledgeable concerning the covid prevention measures being taken by the district administration.
He mentioned that nodal officers have been appointed to watch vaccination facilities and micro-containment zones. This modern methodology of real-time monitoring has made a giant distinction in expediting the vaccination course of in the district. Apart from this, 1200 persons are in house isolation in Ganderbal and 24×7 management rooms are operational for the comfort of the sufferers. 1358 COVID kits have been distributed as a part of COVID administration efforts.
He additionally knowledgeable that COVID Care Centers (CCCs) with RAT testing facility have been arrange in every CCC in all of the Panchayats of the district.
Regarding oxygen provide, it was knowledgeable that 1000 LPM capability oxygen era plant at DH Ganderbal is totally useful.
Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, whereas giving particulars of the COVID containment measures being taken in the district apprised the Lt Governor that 80% of HCWs, 73% of FLWs, and 77% of these above 45 years of age have been lined. With the primary dose of vaccine.
The 500 LPM oxygen capability at DCHC Chanapora is assembly the necessities of the sufferers. 08 Isolation Facilities (Level-II Hospital) with a capability of 437 beds with 299 beds with oxygen facility, whereas there are 08 COVID-19 Care Centers with a capability of 965 beds. So far 10587 sufferers have been cured, other than this 2699 Kovid kits have been distributed. He mentioned that the district.
DC additional knowledgeable that Kovid Care Centers are established in all 296 Panchayats of the district. A complete of 12 Kovid Control Rooms (24×7) are useful in the district and about 25820 calls have been made to the sufferers in house isolation. Also, 24 senior docs/consultants can be found for tele-medicine providers throughout the district and telemedicine providers have been offered to 3725 individuals.
Door-to-door monitoring is being executed by medical groups and PRIs, NGOs and non secular leaders have been concerned for IEC actions. He mentioned that the NGO Mother Foundation Association has additionally been roped in to offer particular tele-consultation providers to most of the people.
Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta with the Lieutenant Governor; Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar; Pandurang Okay Pol, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir; Mohammad Ijaz, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar; Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed Rather, Director Health Services, Kashmir and different senior officers- (KNO)