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SRINAGAR: Director Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) today concluded High Altitude Medical Emergencies Training Programme (HAMET) at Kashmir Skills & Simulation Centre (KSSC), RIHFW, Dhobiwan. Around 400 persons participated in batch wise HAMET programmes.The participants included doctors and paramedics of the department deputed for upcoming Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2018 along with staff of other departments especially police personnel who shall be posted enroute Holy Cave for  health care services to the pilgrims.

 

HAMET involves upgrading the skills of medical staff and imparts knowledge and hands on training in BLS,Emergency Drugs,ECG basics,Arrythmias Basics,How to use defib,High Altitude Diseases,How to use HAPO Bag,Airway Management,Automatic CPR,AED handling etc.The significance of these trainings along with improved human resource & logistics has played a pivotal role in bringing down the mortality rate to the minimal during subsequent Yatras. 

Pertinent it is to mention that the upgraded  HAMET lab was recently inaugurated by Health Minister Dr D K Manyal in presence of Director General Health Services,Kashmir (DGHSK) Dr Saleem ur Rehman. DGHSK said that the department is gearing up for the health care delivery system enroute holy cave for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra which is going to commence from 28 June 2018.He further mentioned that the department till date has imparted HAMET training to  more than 1000 health personnel including yatra staff from other departments.

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JAMMU: Minister of State for Education, Tourism, R&B, Information and Technical Education Shakti Raj Parihar today visited Government Medical College, Jammu to enquire about the health of those injured in the accident at Malhori. The Minister interacted with critically injured patients and directed the Hospital management to provide every all possible medical facilities and best -possible treatment to the injured in the accident for their speedy recovery. He also provided immediate financial assistance of Rs.20,000 to the injured. Meanwhile, he also asked the hospital administration to ensure that the patients admitted in the Hospital are provided with requisite medical facilities so that they do not face any inconvenience during the treatment.

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BHADERWAH: District Development Commissioner, Bhawani Rakwal today held a meeting to discuss the modalities for holding a Multi speciality Medical Camp under Sadhbhavna at Sub district hospital Bhaderwah to be organised by 4 RR on the behest of Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region and Prime Minister’s Office. The Meeting was attend by Brig. Rohit Nautiyal, D. D Panday C.O 4RR, Principal Degree college , Dy Director Health services Jammu , CMO , ASP Bhaderwah, Tehsildar Bhaderwah besides other officers of tehsil administration.

During the meeting, discussions were held regarding preparation of the camp and directions were issued to all the officers to work in coordination with the army and make the camp successful. D. D Panday, C. O 4 RR gave a brief presentation regarding the Multi speciality medical camp and said that the programme is being organised  at SDH Bhaderwah on 09 & 10th of June where in a large number of patients are expected to be given free consultation and treatment.

DDC directed the officers of Bhaderwah administration to make the people  aware about the camp for their participation in large numbers and avail benefits of expert advice, opinions and treatment from specialist doctors visiting Bhaderwah during the camp. He directed EO Municipality to clean the venue and install dustbins at suitable places besides asked to arrange the sufficient number of chairs for people visiting the camp. ASP Bhaderwah was directed for deployment of adequate security particularly around the hospital and whole town in general. BMO was directed to provide full cooperation to the organising authorities for making the event successful.