SRINAGAR: In order to tackle the rising Covid-19 cases, the Divisional administration ordered that a team of doctors from three major hospitals of Kashmir division to visit tertiary care hospitals in order to fight the ongoing pandemic.
An orded issued by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir stated,
“In order to extend the benefits of expertise of tertiary care hospitals to important peripheral hospitals, presently engaged in treatment of Covid patients and effectively tackle the challenges posed by the present Covid Pandemic, reduce the fatality rate in the peripheral areas and referrals to the tertiary care hospitals, it has been felt that the following arrangements shall greatly benefit in mitigating the challenges of present Pandemic and improving health care in peripheral Covid hospitals:”
1. Director SKIMS shall depute a team of doctors, once a week of Covid relevant field, to the following health care institutions in connection with the above purpose.
a. SDH Sopore
b. CHC Kupwara
c. DH Bandipora
d. DH Ganderbal
2. Principal Govt. Medical Collect Srinagar shall depute a team of doctors of Covid relevant field, once a week, to the following health care institutions in connection with the above purpose.
a. Trauma Hospital Bijbhera
b. Covid health care institutions in district Kulgam
3. Principal SKIMS Medical College (JVC) Bemina shall depute a team of doctors, once a week, to the following health care institutions in connection with the above purpose.
a. District Hospital, Pulwama
b. District Hospital, Shopian
The arrangement shall be put in place with immediate effect and teams shall have at least one Medicine Consultant and one Anesthesia Consultant, well versed with the Covid treatment and Protocols.”