SRINAGAR: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Mr. Taj Mohi ud Din alongwith Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Ghulam Hassan Mir reviewed the status of health infrastructure and manpower at a high level meeting of officers here today.
Important issues like strengthening primary healthcare base, equipment up gradation and manpower availability came up for discussion during the meeting.
The meeting decided rationalisation of doctors and paramedics out of available staff depending on the need of a particular place.
Mr. Taj directed installation of a digital X-ray plant at Gulmarg in view of the tourist rush at the place. He also directed induction of a Laproscope at Tangmarg hospital. He directed immediate equipping of ambulances with GPS facility, so that their efficient use is ensured at the time of emergency.
The meeting decided augmenting Tangmarg Hospital for which it asked the Health Department to prepare project report at the earliest.
The meeting also decided strengthening Primary Health Centre, Kunzer and equipping it with more diagnostic facilities.
Commissioner-Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Mr. Gazzanfar Hussain and other officers of Health Department were present in the meeting.