Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Thursday felicitated the health care workers at UPHC Batamaloo and distributed appreciation certificates for their excellent work during mitigation of Covid-19 during a grand function.
A spokesperson of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir said the event was organized to felicitate health care workers of Zone Batamaloo for their excellent work during the pandemic.
The director was the chief guest on the occasion and gave awards and appreciation certificates to health workers for their hard work during the mitigation of Covid-19. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Srinagar Dr Nighat, District Immunisation Officer Dr Nighat and Zonal Medical Officer Batamaloo Dr Sameena Jan were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Mushtaq appreciated the work of the health care workers and credited the low mortality rate during the Covid-19 pandemic in Kashmir to them.
“Mortality was low than the national average. I appreciate their work and salute their commitment and dedication in managing Covid patients in hospitals,” he said. The director said the fight was almost impossible without the work of the health care workers while the support of the district and divisional administration was paramount.
Speaking about achieving the targets of Covid-19 vaccination, he said the credit of the vaccination goes to the health workers of the department who went from door-to-door and village-to-village to get people vaccinated.
“The vaccination targets we have achieved the credit goes to them. They put themselves and their families at risk but worked with zeal and zest,” he said.