DHSK conducts extensive tour of North Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Director Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather today conducted extensive tour of north Kashmir wherein he inaugurated 1000 LPM each high capacity oxygen generation plant at SDH Kupwara & SDH Sopore.DC Kupwara Imam Din was also present during the inauguration of oxygen generation plant at SDH Kupwara.
Both the plants have been made fully functional and serves as big relief for the inhabitants of north Kashmir amidst covid crisis. Patients indicated for high flow oxygen will be treated at their door steps while as only critical patients shall be referred to tertiary care. DHSK took detailed stock of SDH Sopore as being the dedicated covid hospital; he ensured that covid preparedness is as per the established guidelines and protocol.
DHSK also augmented the bed side high flow oxygen machinery from 2 to 10 at SDH Kupwara which will ensure quality health care services to the covid patients.
DHSK also visited DH Handwara and took stock of health care services being provided to the patients there. He took stock of covid & non covid health care services. He also inspected the designated covid ward established in the hospital and gave on spot directions about its foolproof functioning. DHSK concluded his day long visit by inspecting all the sections of Trauma Hospital Pattan and preparedness thereof.
Also as per the directions of Financial Commissioner H&ME, DHSK also laid stress on robust home isolation covid management, policies to increase vaccination & sampling, action plan for effective micro containment zones, implementation of covid SOPs maintenance in letter & spirit. He also directed the administrators for effective covid control rooms and proactive outreach by covid care teams. He directed the administrators and health care workers to implement better coordination among each other for containment of covid resurgence.