SRINAGAR, JUNE 10: Minister for Health & Medical Education Ch. Lal Singh chaired a high level meeting of officers to review the functioning of health institutions of Kashmir Division.
Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare Ms. Asiya Naqash was also present in the meeting.
Addressing the meeting, the Minister asked the medical fraternity to provide better medicare to patients within the available resources. He said that Emergency, Out Patient Department (OPD) and In- Patient Department (IPD) in these hospitals would be strengthened by deploying adequate manpower and keeping life saving drugs available to meet any exigency. He said that CCTV would also be installed to monitor the functioning of the institutions.
Directing the Chief Medical Officers to submit report of hospital functioning on monthly basis, Ch. Lal Singh said that failure in this regard would be dealt strictly under rule. He also directed ensuring punctuality and maintaining roster duty in the health institutions for the convenience of the patients.