Friday, January 28, 2022

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare begins 3-day study tour of Kashmir

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare today began its three-day study tour of Kashmir today.

On its first day, the committee inspected various medical facilities and interacted with doctors, paramedics and patients to get feedback with regard to its subject matter.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee headed by its Chairman Ram Gopal Yadav is on a three-day tour to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, where the members from both the houses of Parliament, would meet several stakeholders to receive feedback on the subject matters of Implementation of Ayushman Bharat; Mental Health in contemporary times; Medical Devices: Regulation & Control, Affordability of Cancer treatment and Vaccine Development, Distribution Management and Mitigation of Pandemic COVID-19.

The Standing Committee visited Government Medical College, Srinagar where it was briefed about the functioning of the college and its eight associated hospitals across Kashmir Division.

The Committee members were briefed about the academic activities, sanctioned strength and its associated hospitals, specialties available at the hospitals besides work done in the past three years especially during COVID-19 pandemic.

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