Feroz Ahmed Khan, CEC, along with other dignitaries during the occasion.
To respond the medical emergencies, four ambulances worth ₹18 lakh were handed over to District Hospital Kargil, Community Health Centre, Sankoo and Community Health Centre, Shakar Chiktan on August 19. It was procured under Capex Budget (District Plan) 2018-2019.
Feroz Ahmed Khan, CEC, Kargil said that the ambulances have been provided to strengthen basic healthcare and referral services at the district headquarters as well as the rural areas. He said that four more such ambulances are being procured under Capex Budget during the current financial year.
He also assured to provide satisfactory healthcare services to indoor patients, construction of work on the 200 bedded hospital at Kurbathang, sub-district Hospital, Drass and Community Health Centre, Chiktan.
Baseer ul Haq Choudhary, DC Kargil asked the Chief Medical Officer, Kargil to work out a mechanism for providing surgical facilities to needy patients by teams of specialist and consultant doctors at CHCs and other health institutions in the district on a fortnightly basis.
He also underlined the need to ensure advance preparations in this regard by assessing the needs and demands of the patients and carrying out the necessary diagnosis.
Meanwhile, issues regarding the overall functioning of the District Hospital Kargil, Community Health Centres and Primary Health Centres were discussed.