Srinagar: In order to provide the much needed Advanced Life Support (ALS) to critically ill patients, the Help Poor Voluntary Trust (HPVT) has taken a lead by procuring three-in-one device containing in-built ventilator, defibrillator and monitor at a cost of Rs 11.50 lakh.
For optimum utilization of the state-of-art equipment, it was decided by the management of the HPVT to place the same at disposal of SMHS Hospital Srinagar.
In this connection an inaugural ceremony was held at the SMHS Hospital on Wednesday during which the equipment was handed over to Dr. (Prof) Rafiq Ahmad Pampori; Principal Government Medical College Srinagar. The equipment is expected to help save lives of so many patients who are craving for such life-saving facility.
On the occasion Dr. Pampori focused on creating partnership with voluntary organizations for putting in place efficient, effective and result oriented-strategy to meet huge challenge of quality healthcare of poor and needy people.
Dr Pampori further stressed that the mission initiated by the HPVT is commendable. He also called upon people in general and resourceful people in particular to come forward for contributing towards the cause of poor, needy and underprivileged patients.
Medical Superintendent, doctors of SMHS Hospital, volunteers and civil society members were present on the occasion.