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UDHAMPUR: One day awareness cum training workshop an award scheme for public health facilities “Kayakalp” was organized by District Health Society Udhampur and Directorate of Health Services Jammu at conference Hall of ANMT School in District Hospital Udhampur here today. Joint Director Planning, Rakesh Jamwal was the chief guest on the occasion.  While speaking on the occasion, Jamwal highlighted the scheme and said that Kayakalp is the initiative towards standard and hygienic lifestyle. He also sought public cooperation in achieving the set targets under the scheme . Divisional Nodal Officer State Health Services, Jammu, Dr. Harjit gave an overview of Kayakalp scheme and said that this scheme promotes cleanliness and hygiene among the rural people.   

Medical Superintendent District hospital, Dr. Narinder Bhatiyal presented welcome address and deliberated upon the thematic areas of the scheme which include infection control, Support services and Hygiene promotion.  Among others, chief Medical Officer, Dr. Chander Parkash, BMOs, members of Assessment Team, Doctors and Paramedical Staff attended the workshop.

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  • Takes stock of healthcare post quake

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare Ms Asiea Naqash today visited G. B. Panth, Pediatric Hospital at Sonawar and took stock of healthcare being provided post quake. The Minister visited various wards of the hospital and interacted with patients and their attendants. During her visit the Minister was apprised about the panic situation arisen at the hospital due to yesterday’s earthquake and response of the hospital administration during and after the event. Patients expressed satisfaction with healthcare facilities in the hospital.

While speaking on the occasion, with regard to provision of basic healthcare to pediatric age group, the Minister said that there is also need to strengthen grass root level health programmes viz the school health programme aimed to detect presence and incidence of a disease among the children at an early stage, so that diagnosis and treatment for the same could become easier. The Minister instructed the authorities to ensure cleanliness in and around the hospital premises. She also directed for ensuring provision of round the clock treatment to children at the hospital.

 

 

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SRINAGAR: The J&K Chemists and Distributors Association today donated First Aid Kits and Emergency Medicine to the J&K State Social Welfare Board(JKSWB). The First Aid Kits were handed over by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone to the Chairpersons of Welfare Extension Projects of Tangdhar, Gurez, Leh and Kargil. Speaking on the occasion Deputy Commissioner Srinagar appreciated J&K Chemists and Distributors Association for voluntarily coming forward to donate these first-aid kits for various of JKSWB.