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In a recent review meeting Secretary Health has asked the paramedical doctors and staff to have a team based care approach so that they are benefited at the different health facilities set up by the government.

In the connection recently district wise status with regard to  number of cases of hypertension and diabetes put under treatment vis-a-vis expected number of cases as per  National Health Surveys was thread barely discussed and directions were issued for timely completion of targets by 31st March 2023.

Secretary Health instructed the officers for increased screening management and treatment enabling continuous care for those identified for hypertension, diabetes and other NCDs. Further, the concerned officers were directed to devise mechanisms for enrolment and follow-up of NCD patients undergoing treatment in the private Hospitals.

He asked the Directors, Health Services Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Medical Officers to regularly review the status of screening treatment and availability of Drugs & Diagnostics in all Health facilities on a weekly basis.

He asked the HODs to ensure availability of medical staff for tele-consultation services besides making sure that staff posted at Health and Wellness Centres including MLPHs/ANMs (Regular/NHM) should not be put on night duties under any circumstances in order to achieve the screening targets. Besides, instructions were issued for ensuring monitoring through GPS enabled bio-metric attendance. Besides, Generation of ABHA IDs was also discussed in the meeting.

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