Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather Thursday chaired Yatra Health Coordination Meeting in his office chamber in view of upcoming Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2023, which is going to commence from 1st June 2023.
The meeting was attended by all the stakeholders associated with health care services during SANJY-2023 en’route both Baltal & Pahalgam axis.
Director Health Services,Kashmir stressed all the participants to work in fool proof coordination so that optimal health care services shall be provided during yatra to the pilgrims and all the stakeholders associated with it. He laid emphasis on well devised communication modules and implementation of proper referral protocol as per the guidelines so that patients are treated as per the set protocols.
A well devised Disaster Management Health Action plan was also deliberated wherein SKIMS was flagged as the first tertiary referral care followed by other major hospitals associated with GMC Srinagar that shall keep dedicated wards for the said purpose in case of any exigency.He laid stress on micro action health plans of all the sister concerns for efficient health care services.
The representatives from police and army also apprised the director about the action plan and work module in order to provide timely health care services in case of any emergency.
The participants included representatives from Yatra Unit DHSK, representatives of SKIMS, SMHS, Army, CRPF, J&K police, and ITBF, SDRF and other related agencies.
DHSK while concluding the meeting laid stress to work with utmost zeal and in coordinated mode among all the team members.