Bali Bhagat inaugurates Early Intervention Centre at District Hospital Poonch

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today inaugurated an Early Intervention Centre in Raja Sukhdev Singh District Hospital Poonch.
Deputy Chairman Legislative Council, Jahangir Hussain Mir, Legislators, Shah Mohammad Tantrey, Shehnaz Ganai and Yashpal Sharma, besides CMO Poonch Dr Niaz Chaudhary, Superintendent of District Hospital, Doctors and large number of prominent citizens were present on the occasion.
While apprising the Minister, Medical Superintendent Dr Mumtaz Bhatti said this Intervention Centre will provide preventive and curative services to about 2 lakh children and adults between the age of 0 to 18 in the district who will be screened Block wise by the teams under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakaram (RBSK) whereas birth defects, Developmental disorders and deficiency diseases will be screened by the team from Anganwari Centres both in Government and private Schools. Further all type of services like Tests, free medicines, transport and surgeries at different hospitals including treatment outside the state will also be provided by the Government under RBSK.
While speaking on the occasion, the Minister directed the Hospital Administration for improvement of services in the District Hospital like expansion and construction of sheds, specialist OPD and ensure proper sanitation in the hospital.
He further said that an initiative to check pilferage and leakage in medicines has been taken by giving special ‘MARKUP’ to medicine strips. He strictly passed directions to the doctors to prescribe the medicines which are available in health institutions.
He said that the department has taken steps to maintain cleanliness and sanitation in the hospital for which social media group has been created for seeking peoples’ suggestions in
this regard.
The Minister further directed the medical staff to work with dedication and commitment to maintain the dignity of this noble profession.

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