DOORU: Health Minister Lal Singh conducted surprise nocturnal check of sub-district hospital, Dooru in Anantnag district here and took stock of the infrastructure and other facilities.
The Minister, during the surprise inspection, interacted with the locals and urged them to report their grievances about health sector. Singh said that people need to be educated about their rights first, who he said could afterwards bring positive change on the ground viz-a-viz healthcare across the State.
The Minister was accompanied by Commissioner Secretary Health and Medical Education, Dr MK Bhadari, DG ISM, Dr Kabir Dar, Director Health Services, Kashmir, Dr Sameer Mattoo, Project Director State AIDS Control Society, Dr Saleem Ur Rehman, Mission Director, Family Welfare, Dr Baldev Sharma, among senior health officials.
The Minister took round of the different wards and asked officials to show further improvement in the overall healthcare delivery in the Hospital. The Minister also issued specific directions to the CMO and his team to chalk out an effective mechanism to streamline the healthcare sytem.
Meanwhile inister paid surprise visit to Mother and Childcare Hospital (MCH) Sopore where he took a comprehensive review of the functioning of different sections of the hospital. He said the State Government plans to set up a nursing college in Sopore to train human resource for delivering best-possible healthcare services to the people.
The Minister directed the concerned to shift the Mother and Child Care Hospital Sopore to the new hospital building and convert the old building as a nursing college. He stressed that nursing college will provide better avenues to the students in the area and help add on to the trained human resource bank in the health sector.
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