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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