Srinagar, Oct 23 : Directorate of Health Services Kashmir conducted two day extensive tour of far off places of Karnah and Tangdhar to take stock of the arrangements being made for winters.
He was accompanied by CMO Kupwara, BMO Tangdhar and other health officers and officials of the health department.
During the visit, he also reviewed all the health care arrangements and facilities being provided to the patients at Karnah.
He appreciated the staff for working tirelessly in spite of difficult circumstances at the place.
The director also interacted with a delegation of local people who raised their various demands like staff quarter, ambulance, posting of gynaecologist and paediatrician and other specialists.
Dr MA Rather assured the delegation that all genuine demands will be fulfilled immediately.
He also met a delegation of PRI members and discussed the status of health care arrangement available for the people.
The issue of anesthesia shortage was also brought in his notice who on ground assured people that anesthesists would be posted in the area on rotational basis so they people of the area won’t face any problem at all.
The director directed all the Chief Medical Officers to take routine field rounds and visits at various areas and should make roaster of such visits to see the ground situation at sub-center, PHC and CHC level.
He also directed the CMOs to share the reports of their field visits with the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir.
A health department official said that the visit was aimed to review the healthcare facilities and bring an improvement in the services that are rendered at different hospitals.