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Div Com reviews preventive measures taken in Non-COVID hospitals in Kashmir | KNO

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Srinagar, May 21 (KNO): Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P.K Pole on Thursday convened a meeting to review the protocol to be followed by the healthcare staff working in Non Covid Hospitals in Kashmir in wake of Union Health advisory. The meeting was attended by the Medical Superintendents of SMHS, L.D, SKIMS, Bemina, G B Panth, Bone & Joint and other Associated Hospital of Kashmir, besides Nodal Officer, Divisiona Coordinator and other concerned. During the meeting, threadbare discussion was held regarding the advisory and precautionary measures to be taken in Non Covid Hospitals across the Kashmir so that spread of virus is avoided.  Divisional Commissioner directed the concerned authorities to follow the advisory in letter and spirit so that timely action is taken to contain the disease in non covid hospitals. He instructed for undertaking disinfection drives on weekly basis to avoid spread of Covid infection in Non Covid dedicated hospitals. The Div Com said that the purpose of the advisory is to provide guidance on preventive measures, isolation and quarantine of health care functionaries who are at increased risk of acquiring the COVID-19 disease, if there is a breach in the personal protection. He also said that while managing patients Hospitals shall activate its Hospital Infection Control Committee (HICC). The Div Com emphasized for taking all precautionary measures in and around the hospital premises and following necessary SOPs while attending patients who visit hospitals for treatment, besides their attendants must be treated as suspects. The meeting was informed that Committee is already working on the same and assessment of Covid-19 and infection control procedures, surveillance and reporting of events is being monitored –(KNO) 

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