Drug de-addiction centre inaugurated in Kupwara
Post by on Thursday, August 11, 2022
Kupwara, August 10: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir Wednesday inaugurated first of its kind Drug De-addiction and Rehabilitation Centre at Sub District Hospital (SDH) Kupwara.
Chief Medical Officer Kupwara, Bashir Ahmad Teli, Medical Superintendent, Abdul Gani Dar, BMO Kupwara and Psychiatrist were present among others on the occasion.
Speaking at the event, the DC said that it was need of the hour to establish Drug De-addiction & Rehabilitation Centre in Kupwara as everybody knows the drug addiction graph is increasing in the society. He said the Centre, headed by MD Psychiatrist, will facilitate the persons involved in drug addiction to get rid of this menace so that they can live a healthy, social and dignified life.
He directed CMO Kupwara and other concerned to make people aware about the facility and ensure proper medicare and counseling of the patients. He also congratulated CMO for making the Centre functional in a short time.
Later, the DC inspected various units of the hospital, interacted with patients and received feedback from them regarding medical facilities.
He also interacted with the CMO and Medical Officers and discussed with them various issues regarding further improvement of the hospital including availability of paramedical staff, duty roster of doctors, night shift and patient care.
The DC asked CMO to ensure added sanitation in and around the hospital. He also heard the CMO who projected various demands to clear the deficiencies in the hospital.