District Hospital Ganderbal Termed as full time Covid-19 Hospital

District Hospital Ganderbal Termed as full time Covid-19 Hospital

Ailing Patients Demand Restoration of All Medical Facilitates

Ganderbal: Ailing patients particularly who fall in the middle class category demanding restoration of all medical facilitates in District Hospital Ganderbal as the hospital considering COVID19 hospital.
Poor and helpless patients suffering badly as they didn’t get any treatment from government based hospital due to Covid19 patients, who are being treated there despite the orders given by Advisor to Governor Baseer ahmad khan to shift covid positive patients to Navodaya Vidyalaya School Quarantine center during his visit to Ganderbal district last week.
During his visit he inspected all the necessary arrangements and gave orders about the shifting of covid positive patients from District Hospital Ganderbal to Vidyalaya School but no positive respond was shown to his order on ground.
“Medical services like General Surgery, Ophthalmic, Dental, General Lab Testing and Ultrasound facilities to be restored all medical facilities so that we the poor people can get some relief” said an ailing poor patient outside District Hospital.
Furthermore the patients who are being quarantined in District Hospital Ganderbal are exclaimed that they are being deprived from basic facilities.
Quarantined patients had claimed that only a single washroom being provided to quarantined persons which increases further chances to covid-19.
A local resident of Betwina Bashir Ahmed said that we have to come from very far places that too in this lockdown. Moreover, we are facing lots of troubles of transport system and when we reach to Ganderbal with loads of difficulties we have to book another vehicle sometimes we fail to get vehicles upto hospital and durring this pendamic we have to go far to reach PHC(s). We are suffering from tons of problems and we appeal DM Ganderbal to free up the DH from covid hospital and restore the normal working in hospital as it was earlier.
Many Social, political and civil societies have been demanding immediate restoration of work in all the sections.
They said that why are government run hospitals still out of bound for poor and ailing patients who came from different villages for treatment but have to return back to their homes without consultation.
DC Ganderbal Shafqat iqbal also apprised notification regarding the restoration of DH Ganderbal which has been converted into COVID Care Center.
He exclaimed that people are demanding persistently for the restoration of all general medical facilities that was earlier, provided to patients normally prior to covid-19.
About the sake and conveniences for our people we wrote a letter to directorate of health services kashmir services and Div Com kashmir about the refurbishment of DH Ganderbal which is presently a covid care center.
Furthermore, we have hopeful faith and looking forward to justifying reply from approaching authorities, and at the earliest we will resume it’s normal functioning for the convenience to our people of Ganderbal district.


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