Raipur: No stone will be left unturned in strengthening the health infrastructure of the state as a projection measure of the third wave of Covid-19. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said “Government Hospitals across the state to be upgraded and equipped and all the facilities including operation room, labour room, laboratories, ICU, ventilators, blood bank and free medicines to be made available in all the government hospitals of the state”.
As per the government inputs, “Postgraduate doctors of paediatrics, gynaecology, anaesthesia, pathology, medicine and surgery would be available in the hospitals. In case of the crunch of postgraduates doctors, trained doctors or trainees will be appointed regarding the same”.
District Collectors have given instructions to submit proposals with the required budget within 15 days of time. In-state healthcare and medical facilities would be easily accessible to common people even in the remotest of the areas in the state.
In a wake of the second wave of COVID-19, Chhattisgarh Government has started upgrading all the district hospitals and block-level hospitals, making them fully equipped with all kinds of facilities. Chief Minister has directed all the District Collectors to submit an action plan for upgrading the hospitals and health centres, with a deadline of 15 days. All this work of healthcare infrastructure strengthening should be done as a top priority so that even if the third wave strikes the state, the state will ready to fight it with full strength.