Stresses on proper implementation of the Universal Immunization Programme
Jammu and Kashmir News
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 21- “State and Central Governments are committed to reduce child mortality and morbidity by achieving the targets under the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) “,this was reiterated by the Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings Choudhary Lal Singh after inaugurating one-day workshop on Mission Indradanush at Directorate of Family Welfare office at Nagrota today.
Secretary Health and Medical Education Dr. Mandeep K Bhandari, Director Family Welfare Dr. Baldev Raj Sharma, Director Health Services Dr. Baljeet Singh Pathania, Mission Director NHM Dr. Mohan Singh and other senior officers of Health Department were present on the occasion.
Showing concern over the issue of use of ambulances by some field officers, the Minister directed that ambulances should not be put to any other use apart from ferrying the patients adding that strict action would be taken in case any complaint is reported in this regard.
He said patient care is the priority and the concerned should put in dedicated efforts to provide best medicare to the patients.