District Hospital Udhampur becomes first JK hospital to get NQAS Certification

The hospital under NQAS certification will receive a grant of Rs. 20 lakh at Rs 10000 per bed under this programme. This certification will be valid for a period of three years.
District Hospital Udhampur becomes first JK hospital to get NQAS Certification

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) hasaccorded National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS) certification to DistrictHospital Udhampur in recognition of the high standards of quality andperformance maintained by the hospital.

The health facility scored an overall rating of 85percent  and  met the criteria required for achieving NQASrecognition, read an official handout today.

The External Assessors' Certification team of MoHFW  had examined the facilities and patientamenities in the hospital from 24 to 26 April, 2019 and after thorough deliberations accorded NQAS certification to thehospital.

The hospital under NQAS certification will receive a grantof Rs. 20 lakh at Rs 10000 per bed under this programme. This certificationwill be valid for a period of three years.

Financial Commissioner Health and Medical EducationDepartment Atal Dulloo has congratulated Mission Director National HealthMission Bhupinder Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Director Health ServicesJammu, Chief Medical Officer Udhampur, Medical Superintendent DH Udhampur andthe concerned staff for achieving the feat.

As part of NQAS certification programme, State Governmenthas shortlisted five District Hospitals of Udhampur , Baramulla, Leh, Gandhi Nagar Jammu, and Anantnag for thepurpose. Among these hospitals DH Udhampur has become the first hospital in theState to get NQAS certification.

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