EC Gyal Wangyal for improvement of rural health facilities

Leh,May 23 2018

With an aim to improve the health facility in Leh district mainly in rural areas, the Executive Councilor Health, Gyal P Wangyal today visited various medical health centers that included Primary Health Centre (PHC) Sakti, PHC Chuchot, PHC Bazgo, PHC Saspol and PHC Temisgam. At all these centres, the EC Health took first hand information ranging from infrastructure, staff strength and availability of medicines and equipments.

Interacting with the Doctors and paramedical staff at various places, Gyal Wangyal said that the Council is very serious about strengthening all the medical centres functioning in rural areas with good infrastructure, sufficient medical staff and medicines so that people living in far off areas could get quality health service at their door steps.

He urged upon the Doctors and paramedic staff to become more updated with latest medical knowledge and practices and ensure punctuality in their duties. He said that Council would emphasize on holding more and more refresher training courses at different levels so that the capability of medical staff would further improve.

EC Health said that Health Deptt. Leh is presently implementing upon a transparent transfer policy that was devised by late CEC Dr. Sonam Dawa Lonpo, adding that this transfer policy would be continued keeping in mind it’s prospective of unbiased posting for all.

At PHC Sakti few points put forth before the EC that included construction of staff quarter, ground leveling and early completion of access ramp. EC Wangyal on spot directed AEE Mr. Shamim to complete the ground leveling and the ramps of hospital at the earliest.

Here, Gyal Wangyal lauded the staff of PHC Sakti headed by Medical Officer, Dr. Shahid Wasim for their commendable work in quick rescue and evacuation of injured persons of recent Changla accident that had led to save several precious human lives. He assured to provide an ambulance for PHC Sakti.

At PHC Chushot, Medical Officer Dr. Amrin Tabassum briefed the EC Health about the functioning of the hospital and also demanded for early creation of toilets, water facility inside the hospital, staff quarter, internet facility and Chowkidar shade.

At PHC Bazgo, the need of drinking water facility, 3-phase power line for heating system and an additional room for the staff at night duty was demanded.

During his inspection of PHC Saspol, the need of 3-phase power line for heating was also demanded. Besides, treatment for roof of the new hospital building and renovation of old building was also brought into the notice of EC Health.

At PHC Temisgam, Councilor Temisgam Tsering Morup putforth issues and demands of PHC which include posting of doctors and Medical Officer at the PHC, filling the vacancies Staff Nurse who were recently transferred, repair of staff Quarter, functional of bathrooms and treatment for roof of the hospital and three phase power line for the PHC.

BMO Leh Diskit Dolma and BMO Khaltsi Jamila Bano also accompanied the EC Health during his tour.