Ganderbal: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P.K Pole today visited the Mini Maternity Centre (MMC) Wayil Ganderbal, designated as Covid Care Centre for conduct of surgeries and treatment of Covid-19 positive and suspected pregnant women of the district.
During the visit, Div Com took firsthand appraisal of facilities available there, he took stock of medical equipments, protective gears, electricity, water, bedding and other related facilities.
The Div Com directed the CMO Ganderbal to make all necessary arrangements at the earliest so that the hospital is made operational by or before mid-June for conducting necessary treatment and surgeries of the pregnant women testing positive for covid-19 infection.
While discussing about the availability of staff for the hospital, Div Com asked the CMO that dedicated medical and paramedical staff should be deployed for making the hospital operational round the clock.
He also stressed for ensuring the availability of all protective gears including PPE kits, gloves, masks, hand sanitizers and other medical equipments for the safety of the concerned.
The Div Com said that the facility will go a long way in avoiding un-necessary referrals to other maternity hospitals of the valley and delaying treatment of positive ladies of the district besides the treatment and surgeries for positive pregnant ladies will be conducted in complete observance of medical protocol.
During the visit the Div Com was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal, Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, CMO Ganderbal besides other officials from health department.