in country Corona virus The second wave of (Coronavirus) has exposed the poor health system of rural areas. There were reports of the plight of primary health centers in many rural areas. Alam in the Corona era that many villages do not have health centers and where they are there are not well, due to which people are forced to get medical treatment from the doctors. A similar case was reported in Dadupur village of Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh. Now the Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare of UP has issued instructions regarding Primary Health Center (PHC).
This instruction has been issued to all the Chief Medical Officers and Chief Medical Superintendents of Uttar Pradesh. According to the instructions, all the equipment of Primary Health Centers (PHC) should be commissioned and dyeing of the building should be done. In addition, instructions have also been given to ensure the presence of doctors and para-medical staff in PHC.
It has been said by the government that if MBBS doctor is not available in PHC, then the doctor of Ayush should be posted. Corona’s antigen test facility is available at all primary health centers, as well as the facility in OPD continues with the Kovid protocol.
These instructions have been issued by the Health Department after the news of the dire situation of the primary health services of UP has come to the fore. Recently, NDTV India showed the condition of poor primary health services in Dadupur village of Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
There is a primary health sub-center in Dadupur village, which was built 10 years ago, but has not been opened yet. A local man had told that this village has a population of about 10,000 people, but there is no hospital nearby.
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