2 PHCs receive national awards for exemplary work

2 PHCs receive national awards for exemplary work
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Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather today congratulated PHC Sheeri and PHC Shangus for receiving national awards for their exemplary work and thanked UT Administration particularly Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary) Health and Medical Education Department Vivek Bhardwaj for his constant support and encouragement.

According to a press note, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has communicated a letter to Vivek Bhardwaj and accorded National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS) certification to PHC Sheeri, Baramulla in recognition of the high standards of quality and performance maintained by the hospital.

PHC Sheeri has become first Public Hospital from Kashmir Division that has been granted the NQAS certification. The PHC was assessed by a team of certified empanelled External Assessors from November 26 to 27 this year.

The health facility scored an overall rating of 83.6 percent and met the criteria required for achieving NQAS.

Similarly, on Monday Health and Wellness Center at PHC Sheikhpora Anantnag has been awarded by the Union Health Ministry on National Universal Day.

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