Dullo seeks proper maintenance of medical equipments in hospitals

Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo today chaired a meeting with regard to the maintenance of Bio-Medical Equipments in the health care facilities of Jammu and Kashmir.

Bio-Medical Equipment Management and Maintenance Program, was launched in J&K in November 2019 for better management and maintenance of medical equipments.

During the meeting, held here at the Civil Secretariat, he took inputs from Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) and Medical Superintendents (MSs) about the functioning of medical equipments at their respective health facilities.

He directed to address all important issues on priority basis and asked the concerned officers to take responsibility for effective delivery of health care services.

Seeking timely supply of spare parts, the FC directed the officials of Mediciti (service provider) to complete all the repairs on major medical equipments, like CT Scans, on urgent basis. He also directed them to expedite the process of tagging of medical equipments and updating information about the engineers deployed at district level for better coordination.

The meeting was attended by Director Health Services, Jammu, Renu Khajuria; Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K, Bhupinder Kumar; Managing Director, J&K Medicines Supplies Corporation Limited, Shiv Kumar Gupta; and representatives of Mediciti.

Director Health Services, Kashmir along with CMOs and MSs attended the meeting through video conferencing.