Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a high-level meeting with Health Minister Satyendar Jain to discuss the status requirement of medical equipment and Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic (AAMC).
Kejriwal has directed all medical superintendents to submit status report of the medical equipment required at their hospital which should be placed latest by August 31.
A senior official, who attended the meeting said: “Mainly, hospitals which are lacking in healthcare equipments that are manufactured in India or can be repaired/ replaced by this month, have given deadline for August 31. Hospitals such as GB Pant, Lok Nayak etc, which need to purchase equipments brought from abroad have been given three months time.”
He said that the CM also took the review in the mohalla clinic project and asked the department for status report.
Shortage of staff has been ailing the health sector for long as hiring could not be done due to several reasons.- India Today