*Fortification of CHC’s, PHC’s and Sub Centre’s with advanced medical equipments in Doda* _Strengthening of the peripheral health care institutions is the priority of administration_(DDC)

Publish Date : 01/06/2020
Doda, May 27:
With an aim to ensure the availability of basic health care medical equipments in the peripheral health institutions of the district,DDC Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode, today handed over the number of the important medical equipments to the health department Doda in the conference hall of the DC office Doda.
During the occassion the medical equipments which are handed over to the health department includes oxygen concentrators,pulse oximetres, suction machines, Nebulizers, oxygen flow metres,oxygen nasal pipes,artery forceps besides other important medical items.
“The availability of medical equipments in the health care institutions are as important as the big physical health Infrastructure,hence strengthening of the same is the basic and prime agenda of the district administration with the main focus on the peripheral health institutions of the district”, DDC added.
Speaking on the occasion the DDC directed the CMO Doda to evaluate a mechanism through which these medical equipments will be further distributed to the different health care institutions in the peripheries where these are urgently required, besides asking them to maintain the record of the distribution with utmost priority.
He also informed that the same medical equipments were already placed in various covid care centres and covid care health centres established by the District Administration across the district in order to effectively deal with the menace of Covid-19 infection.
It is also pertinent to mention here that already district administration has provided the AH GMC Doda two advance hi-tech ventilators during the ongoing fight against Covid-19.
Meanwhile CMO Doda extended gratitude to the DDC Doda for providing the number of important medical equipments for the peripheral health institutions of the district,due to which basic treatment of the general public particularly living in the remote areas of the district can be effectively ensured.
Other’s who were present during the occasion are ACR Doda Kaiser Ahmed Bhawani,CMO Doda Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Shah, District Health Officer Dr Tariq Masood, District Epidemiologist Umar Anayat Khan besides other officials of district administration.