There has been a lot of work on the ground for the health care of common people in Jammu and Kashmir and the administration is busy providing more helping hand to the needy so that they can get the health care at cheap rates.
Recently the government reviewed the functioning of health department and Chief Secretary emphasized the availability of affordable and quality generic medicines across all the health care institutions in the Union territory as an important public health objective, he directed the opening up of Jan Aushadhi Kendras in all 3500 government hospitals in a time bound manner by utilizing the services of existing pharmacists in the government health sector.
Special emphasis must be given to promote awareness on the prices, availability and quality of generic medicines through dedicated IEC campaigns.
He directed the department to open 1000 Jan Aushadhi Kendras before March, 2022 through respective Block Medical Officers.
It is important that our health care facilities meet the national quality benchmarks.
He directed the department to strive towards achieving NQAP accreditation of all premier hospitals in J&K.
He directed the department to upscale School Health Program in all the districts of the Union territory in association with the School Education department to train school teachers as health ambassadors aimed at