Crescent Kashmir

Health for all

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Recently Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha chaired a review meeting of Health and Medical Education Department with the senior officials and Principals of Government Medical Colleges. Heads of Departments also participated in the meeting.

He called upon officials and all the stakeholders to focus on the goal of ‘Health for All’ and ensure healthcare services are efficient, effective and equitable.

He reviewed the utilization of funds under various schemes, progress of new Government Medical Colleges and other key health infrastructure projects in the Union Territory.

He directed the officials to conduct an analysis of the facilities extended to the patients in Hospitals and Health centres and work out a strategy to further improve the functioning of the healthcare facilities.

He said the principals must ensure the optimal utilization of medical equipments in their respective hospitals and 3-Tier faculty structure should be implemented without any delay.

He directed for increasing the utilization of AB-PMJAY – SEHAT cards in government-run hospitals, besides streamlining of procurement of medicines and online appointments in the hospitals.

On the progress of Cancer Institute Jammu, the Chair was informed that the essential equipments have been procured and the facility will be made fully operational in the next few months.

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