Pulwama 28 May : The Department of Indian System of Medicines (AYUSH), Pulwama on Friday organized a camp at Mohmadiya Nursing Home Gangoo here to distribute free medicines among Frontline health Workers.
As per a statement issued to news agency , the camp was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr Baseer ul Haq Chowdary in presence of Chief Medical Officer Dr Hasina Mir.
During the camp scores of medicine kits were given to the Medical and Para Medical staff to boost their immunity against the virus .
On the occasion, the DC said that the Department of Ayush has initiated various measures to contain and prevent the spread of Covid 19 and are working as frontline workers to fight the pandemic. He said to strengthen the immunity of the masses, it is distributing immunity booster medicines among them so that they can protect themselves from virus by using these medicines.
While appreciating the Health officials, the DC said the graph of positive and death cases has declined whereas recovery rate has also increased from 85 percent to 90 percent which is only because of tireless working of our Doctors, Medical and Para medical staff during the prevailing situation.
He said DH Pulwama is the only hospital in the valley where retention rate is 98 percent and only extreme cases are referred to other hospitals.
On the occasion, Medical Officer, Ayush, Dr Ali Mohammed Reshi said that Health Workers have a vital role in prevailing situations particularly during the Pandemic and these medicines will help them increase immunity besides also improving strength and vitality.
Dr. Mohammad Altaf, Incharge Ayush Unit DH Pulwama, and a number of health workers were present on the occasion. (KNB)