The state government decided to develop an action plan in order to strengthen its health infrastructure to provide better medical care to the people of Telangana.
A cabinet sub-committee was set up to examine the conditions of the government hospitals, study best practices, and recommendations in other states and neighboring countries.
Health Profile Initiative
The State Cabinet decided to launch the Health Profile Program in Mulugu and Rajanna Sircilla districts as pilot projects during a meeting chaired by the Chairperson of Chief Minister, K. Chandrashekhar Rao. The government is also going to modernize the blood banks to meet the needs of all hospitals. The firm also instructed the medical department in the specialized departments of medicine such as orthopedics and neurology to provide the necessary infrastructure for better health services.
Additional diagnostic Centers
The government will establish diagnostic in other districts on a regular basis, in addition to the 19 Government diagnostic centers to be launched throughout the state on Wednesday. Services such as ECG, digital X-ray, ultrasound, 2D Echo, and other tests and mammogram machinery will be provided at these centers.
Enhancing Health centers
In addition, the state cabinet has approved the construction of 100-bed hospitals and the development of the existing hospitals in the towns of Satthupalli and Madhira (MCC). It has decided to extend from 50 beds to 200 beds the current MCC in Suryapet. The government will establish accommodation facilities for attendants of patients undergoing therapy in government hospitals throughout the state.
The government's cabinet has also directed officials to provide precautionary equipment to hospitals in anticipation of the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic in the State. In appreciation of the efforts of the Departments of Health and Medical Affairs, the Cabinet cleared the proposal to provide pregnant women with a balanced nutritional food kit from its third month until baby delivery.
By: Shailaja K