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Health workers are our unsung heroes not only in the daily battles with different ailments but also during the pandemic they have proved that they care more than their lives and have really saved many of us during the covid-19 waves.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha paid glowing tributes to doctors, nurses, para-medical staff, ambulance drivers, ASHA, Anganwadi workers, sanitation and other front line workers courageously fought against two waves of covid pandemic and continue to do so. He saluted their spirit of selfless service.

He observed that the last seven and half years have witnessed a revolution in the health sector of J&K which was never seen in the last 7 decades. The increased funding for the health sector of the UT has resulted in substantial improvement in J&K’s health ranking, he added.

He emphasized the role of civil society members in the vaccination drive for 15 to 18 years age group commencing January 03, 2022, and booster dose for health care workers from January 10, 2022 as announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister in his address to the nation.

He urged the NGOs and volunteers engaged in community service to come forward and complement the government’s efforts in the fight against the drug menace.

He also took the on spot assessment about the upcoming health care facilities catering to the patients in different facilities of the government in Jammu.

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