DDC Kupwara reviews status of district health facilities
District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Doifode Sagar Dattatray today said that healthcare is the top priority of the district administration and advised doctors to uphold the grace of this noble profession. The DDC was addressing a meeting of doctors convened here to review the state of health facilities in the district.
Addressing the meeting, SDC said that the health department is a purely professional service where every medical/paramedical staff should provide their best services. He asked them to work with extra effort so that all deliverables can be achieved as an aspirational district.
The meeting held a heated discussion on the health services provided in the hospitals and other health facilities and was informed that the district has a total number of 307 health facilities including one district hospital, 7 SDHs, 33 PHCs, 24 NTPHC and other sub-centres.
The DDC has been informed that in the current fiscal year, so far, 6,51,559 OPD patients and 39,389 IPD patients have received health care facilities in the current fiscal year in the district . While 1231 major operations and 33220 minor operations were carried out during the said period.
Likewise, the meeting was informed that 378554 lab tests, 30173 X-Ray, 14997 USG were performed during the same period. In addition, 3236 institutional deliveries were also performed, including 2035 normal deliveries and 1201 cesarean sections.
He was also informed at the meeting that 1262 dialyses and 3383 CT scans were also carried out in the district.
The meeting also reviewed other health facilities including Janani Suraksha Yojna (JSY), financial status of NHM of different components, physical achievements of National Tuberculosis Elimination Program, PMJAY, RBSK and Covid- 19.
The DDC has ordered officers to expand the range of services so that as many people as possible benefit from them. CMO Kupwara, MS District Hospital Handwara, MS SDH Kupwara, JD Planning, Block Medical Officers and other concerned persons attended the meeting.