ADDC Kishtwar reviews COVID mitigation efforts during inspection of District Hospital
To ensure the effective mitigation of COVID-19 situation in the district, Additional District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar Sham Lal yesterday reviewed the COVID mitigation efforts in district hospital during an inspection.
He was accompanied by Medical Superintendent D/H Kishtwar Dr Parveez Iqbal Wani, Deputy CMO Kishtwar Dr. Balbir Singh , Account Officer,DC office Kishtwar Imran Ahmed Kichloo, Secretary District Red Cross Society Asgar Ali Sheikh besides concerned medical officers and officials.
During his inspection, ADDC Kishtwar inspected the designated COVID care centre established at district Hospital and reviewed the arrangements placed in for the effective management of the COVID positive patients there.
While taking first hand appraisal of the COVID-19 mitigation measures in the DH,he inspected the 17 bedded COVID-ICU and took stock of the availability of Oxygen in wards and reviewed medicine stock available to deal with any unprecedented situation.
Meanwhile, the ADDC inspected various section and wards during which he interacted with the patients and other stakeholders to enquire about various services being provided to them.
The doctors apprised him of the treatment provided to these patients.
The ADDC directed the concerned to provide qualitative and efficient patient care services to the people.
Additional District Development Commissioner expressed the satisfaction over the protocol being followed by hospital management in the treatment of these patients.
He also took review of various aspects including availability of essential medicines, heating, lighting and other necessities and directed the concerned authorities to provide these services to the patients in a hassle free manner.
During the inspection, he checked the attendance registers and directed the concerned to display the duty roster of officials vividly on the notice board and said that any kind of laxity shall not be tolerated.
He exhorted upon the hospital management to put in extra efforts towards making patients feel comfortable and safe besides exhorted to play a special role in these times of crisis for the society would always remain indebted to their selfless contribution towards fighting this dreaded virus.
Meanwhile, free face masks were also distributed among the patients and their attendants by the Red Cross society Kishtwar in presence of ADDC Kishtwar and other officers.