Srinagar, June 06: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Monday inaugurated J&K’s first Maternal & Child Health Conclave.
“Dedicated paediatric wards, ICUs, Maternal ICUs to the public. The conclave provides a unique platform to deliberate on challenges, opportunities & newer initiatives in Maternal & Child healthcare,” LG said in a tweet.
He said that UT of J&K has registered significant decline in the infant mortality rate during last one year. “The administration envisions to further decrease the maternal & Child mortality to establish UT at the forefront of providing quality healthcare. We have taken decisive steps to address healthcare challenges & enhancing access to health facilities in remote areas. Grateful to Hon’ble PM Modi for providing best health infrastructure to UT of J&K. It has given new hope and confidence to healthcare sector,” LG said.
Sinha further said that Medical Institutions must provide a big canvas to our researchers and doctors who are talented and capable to produce path-breaking inventions in healthcare. “I hope that our talent pool will be responsive to such opportunities & take full advantage of it for larger public interest,” he said.