Fazilka well being companies in shambles
Fazilka, October 23
Out-of-order CT scan system, non-functional dialysis unit and a lot of vacant posts of Senior Medical Officer, programme officer and specialist physician paint a grim image of the well being companies on this border district.
Sources revealed that the CT scan machine put in in the course of the tenure of the then Well being Minister, Surjit Kumar Jyani, a couple of decade in the past has been mendacity out of order and gathering mud within the outdated hospital constructing for about two years.
The hospital was shifted to a brand new constructing a couple of 12 months in the past.
Equally, the dialysis unit has additionally been mendacity shut for a few years for need of a specialist physician.
The sources stated of the 9 posts of Senior Medical officer (SMO), six had been mendacity vacant. No eye specialists and dermatologists have been posted within the district and the submit of medication specialist can be vacant within the district hospital.
Out of the full six posts of Programme Officer within the native Civil Surgeon workplace, 4 are vacant. The submit of District Immunisation Officer, District Dental Well being Officer, Epidemiologist and Deputy Medical Commissioner, who takes care of the administration of the hospitals are but to be stuffed.
Moreover this, the paucity of medicines has additional added to the woes of the sufferers as there are solely 120 to 130 forms of medicines accessible in opposition to the stipulated 226 forms of medicines talked about within the record of important medication.
Civil Surgeon Dr Satish Kumar Goyal claimed that the brand new CT scan unit could be put in quickly by a non-public firm and a health care provider had been despatched for coaching for making the dialysis unit operational.