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JLNM Hospital receives quality certification under LaQshya program

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has accorded National Certification under LaQshya program to JLNM Hospital, Srinagar in recognition of the high standards of quality and ensuring Respectful Maternity Care in the Labour Room and Maternity OTs.

The Hospital was assessed by a team of highly qualified and empanelled assessors from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in the month of May, 2022 and both the hospitals have been rated as Quality Certified under LaQshya program of National Health Mission. The National Certification will be valid for a period of three years subject to annual verification of the scores by the State Quality Assurance Committee.

After this certification, the hospital shall receive an additional annual grant of Rs six lakh for next three years under National Health Mission, following which there will be re-inspection.

Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Manoj K. Dwivedi while congratulating the facility staff of both the hospitals for this achievement, urged all Medical Colleges, District Hospitals and CHCs to work for implementation of LaQshya standards in Labour Rooms & Maternity OTs so that Maternal & Newborn Health is further improved across J&K.

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