There is a special focus on the patient care in all the Srinagar hospitals and also in the district hospitals of Jammu and Kashmir.
Many initiatives have been taken under central schemes to provide better healthcare to the common people here.
Recently DC Srinagar reviewed the TB Elimination Programme (NTEP) in the District.
He asked the DTO, Srinagar to organize a Ni-Kshay Mitra Conference in Srinagar District to encourage them and ensure effective and efficient implementation of the initiative for overall betterment of the patients. He also stressed on conducting awareness camps, increasing efforts in active case finding and to enhance TB testing capacity among TB suspects.
It’s pertinent to mention here that District Srinagar has already received the Gold category ward during 2022-SNC through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI.
During the meeting, it was revealed that as many as 39708 Presumptive Examination for TB detection were conducted from January to September this year by District TB Society Srinagar. It was also given out that Srinagar is well on the path to become TB Free District shortly.
The meeting was attended by Chief Medical Officer, Dr Jameel, District TB Officer, Dr Tehjeena, District Health Officer, Block Medical Officer, Hazratbal, Zadibal, Zonal Medical Officers of Batamaloo, S R Gunj, Khanyar, SPM Department GMC Srinagar and other concerned.