More than 7000 doses of Remdisivir made accessible to Private Hospitals & round 15000 doses accessible in Government Health Facilities
Ventilators equipped to personal hospitals should be used optimally
Chandigarh: Principal Secretary Health and Family Welfare, Punjab Mr. Hussan Lal right here at the moment chaired a digital assembly with personal hospitals of the state for COVID-19 administration. He urged the personal hospitals on board for COVID-19 therapy to defer the elective surgeries a minimum of till 30th April to meet the rising variety of demand for Covid beds.
He directed all of the personal hospitals to cost at authorities fastened charges for the therapy and keep away from overcharging. There are 213 personal hospitals on board for the COVID-19 therapy within the state at current and the Government has offered 230 ventilators to personal hospitals which needs to be used optimally.
Principal Secretary Health expressed concern about rising variety of fatalities, particularly whereas shifting the sufferers from L2 to L3 services and suggested that referral needs to be made in time. He acknowledged that greater than 20,000 doses of Remdisivir have been offered to Government and Private hospitals and these had been accessible freed from price. He additional exhorted the hospitals to deal with the affected person on the degree of which they’ve the services accessible and the affected person needs to be referred to the suitable degree properly in time, in the event that they really feel that the affected person requires increased degree of hospitalization.
Regarding the Covid Vaccine, the Principal Secretary suggested that being a really valuable merchandise, its wastage needs to be prevented. He urged personal hospitals to set-up COVID Vaccination facilities to facilitate vaccination. He additional reiterated that Oxygen demand and provide should be communicated to the Civil Surgeon of the district in order that in case of any further requirement, the identical might be made accessible from the suitable supply properly in time. He additionally expressed his concern concerning the Critical Care Specialists of Private hospitals not attending periods being organised by Dr KK Talwar and suggested the hospitals to be certain that their Critical Care Specialists should attend these webinars being coordinated by Dr Talwar.
Principal Secretary Medical Education & Research Sh. D.Okay. Tiwari burdened upon the necessity to improve the vaccination of the suitable ranges of eligible beneficiaries.
President, Punjab Medical Council Dr AS Sekhon assured the Health Department that PMC shall work in shut coordination with the personal hospitals to be certain that all of them comply with the protocols and attend the webinars as properly, and for this goal districts shall be allotted to every Medical Council member, who shall coordinate Covid administration and vaccination within the district.
The digital assembly was attended by Secretary Health Mr. Kumar Rahul, Managing Director Punjab Health Systems Corporation Ms. Tanu Kashyap, Deputy Commissioners of all districts, Civil Surgeons of the districts, State Nodal officer COVID-19 Dr. Rajesh Bhaskar, Assistant Director, Immunization Dr Balwinder Kaur, senior officers from State Headquarter and districts and medical doctors from personal hospitals throughout the state.