JK Medicity-Super Speciality Hospital inaugurated
Jammu, May 13: Minister for Health and Family Welfare Sham Lal Sharma today said providing better services to people is Government’s prime concern.
Sham was addressing a gathering after inaugurating JK Medicity-Super Speciality Hospital at Jammu here today.. “Government wants massive participation of private health institutions in providing better healthcare services and supplement government efforts in this regard. There is need for close coordination between health department and field functionaries to extend adequate medicare to the people, especially living in rural and far-flung areas of the State,” Sham said.
He reiterated the resolve of the government to accord utmost priority to the patient care in the Government hospitals and other associated hospital in the State.
The Minister said the State is fast progressing on the front of health services. “And the day is not far when the people even in far-off villages could avail specialized consultancy at their doorsteps,” he said.
Expressing concern over the illegal practice of pre-natal sex determination, resulting in decreasing trend of girl child in the country, the Minister said that government alone could not solve the problem. “We need change of mindset of the general public including the medical community to check the menance,” he said.
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