Srinagar: In view of directions given by Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo (IAS) in the meeting regarding preparedness of the department for containment of resurgence of Covid-19, Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Mushtaq Rather revamped the Covid containment strategy by making Divisional Level Team and the task assigned thereof. The committee comprises Divisional Level Officers of Directorate for South, North & Central Kashmir. The teams have been directed to apprise the director on a daily basis for better patient covid health care services.He has directed the teams to be in constant touch with respective health administrators of the zones for mitigating covid emergencies and ensuring hassle free services. On his directions the teams are in the process of monitoring and strengthening the existing covid care health care services.The teams are having a complete tour of all the covid care facilities across Kashmir Division.
The Director Health also issued directions that CHC Chanapora, Srinagar be dedicated for suspected travellers from airport and designated as Dedicated Covid Care Centre. The Covid maternity services utilized by Srinagar,Budgam and adjoining areas at CHC Chanapora have been shifted to JLNM Hospital. Director Health has also directed CMO Srinagar to make Mini Maternity Centre Sanath Nagar fully functional and rationalize the staff accordingly, so that a dedicated Covid care center is fully functional there in stipulated time. He also visited JAKALI Covid Care Centre, JLNM Hospital to review covid preparedness there.
Dr Mushtaq Rather also issued directions to take stock of status of Oxygen Manifold Services across Kashmir Division. A dedicated team has been assigned the job which will ensure smooth functioning of oxygen manifold in all peripheral hospitals wherever the services are installed.