4 Ventilator fitted beds in every primary health centre must: Sadhotra

Jammu, Jan 03 (KNS): "In view of WHO alarming report regarding severe 3rd wave of Corona and also Omicron govt should provide 4 ventilators fitted beds and 10 oxygen fitted in every Primary Health Centre of Jammu and Kashmir," said Ajay Kumar Sadhotra former minister and senior leader Jammu and Kashmir National Conference while addressing a meeting of prominent workers of Block Bhalwal held under the Chairmanship of Subash Chander Bhagat Block President and was organized by Ch. Bagh Ali Zonal Vice President (Central).

Sadhotra further said that last time Government took a decision to provide oxygen gas cylinder fitted beds in every Panchayat. "The decision was welcomed by one and all but to utter surprise neither oxygen nor a trained person to operate was provided and the decision was implemented. Govt. should ensure that this decision is implemented in letter & spirit so that immediate oxygen fitted bed is provided to the patient," he said. 

He also urged the Govt. to put Omicron and COVID-19 preparedness programme to treat and prevention in public domain so that people could know in case of illness where to go for treatment and to avoid panic. 

"Last time due to huge shortage of ventilator, Oxygen and beds people suffered too much," Sadhotra said. "National Conference Leader appealed to the people to follow protocol as time to time issued by the Govt and Cooperate to fight Covid 18 as Omicron alert has been sounded by WHO of 3rd wave all effective steps be taken to thwart 3rd wave and further asked to start vaccination of booster dose and to children at war footing," he said. 

Others who spoke on the occasion are Brahma Nand Vice President Zonal, Raghbir Singh District President Jammu Rural, Kirpal Chand Ex Sarpanch, Randhir Singh Jamwal, Ch. Jamat Ali, Ranjit Singh, Ch. Alam Khan, Ch. Nek Alam, Ch. Mushtaq Ahmed, Rahul Sharma, Haji Dilawar Hussain, Haji Alla Rakha, Haji Liaquat Ali, Bhag Hussain, Ch. Nazir Ahmed, Ch. Sardar Ali, Ch. Abdul Rashid, Ch. Allah Rakha. (KNS)


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