Asiea Discusses Issues Related To Functioning Of Hospitals In Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today held a meeting to discuss the issues related to hospi­tals and health centres in Srinagar.

Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Principal Government Medical College, Dr Samia Rashid, Director General Health Services, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman and Medical Superintendents of the Associated Hospitals attended the meeting.

The meeting had a discussion on the expansion of G.B Pant Hospital to tack­le the huge patients rush and construc­tion of new Bone and Joint Hospital.

There was a threadbare discus­sion on the relocation of Chest Dis­ease Hospital. She asked the offi­cials to submit the DPR of the work to be taken up at this hospital.

Naqash urged the officials to in­crease the manpower in Primary Health Centres of Hazratbal constitu­ency for providing hassle-free facili­ties to the patients. She also asked the officials to make arrangements in these health centres on the pattern of medical colleges to engage people.

The Minister also asked the officials to expedite the internal work in the MMC (Mini Maternal Centre) Zakura, besides directing the officials to create a sub-centre at Dukpora, Anchar due to its lack of basic healthcare facilities.


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