Hospital will cater to pregnant women of Budgam, Pulwama, Srinagar districts: Director
Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir (DHSK), Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Thursday visited dedicated Covid-19 maternity hospital Chanpora and took stock of all the facilities being provided to the patients.
A spokesperson of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir said the director visited the Chanpora which has been especially dedicated for maternity services.
He inspected all the sections of the hospital including the x-ray section, theatre, general wards, and took stock of Covid-19 arrangements for better patient care services.
The director also interacted with patients and said the administration is fully geared and has made all the arrangements especially for maternity care in hospitals.
On the occasion, Dr Mushtaq said that the health facility will be upgraded and will cater to Covid-19 patients of Pulwama, Srinagar and Budgam district.
He said that staff for the same will be pooled from these districts. Pertinently, at the dedicated Covid-19 facility, around 15 Covid-19 positive patients are admitted in the hospital and are undergoing treatment.
On the occasion, Dr Mushtaq said that maternity services are an important part as this point of time and we need to keep facilities for maternity care so that pregnant women, who are Covid-19 positive, do not face any kind of difficulty.
He was accompanied by various officers and officials of the health departments.