District Health Committees formed to improve patient care
KARACHI:Sindh government has constituted District Health Committees for each district of province to improve overall conditions of hospitals across the province.
According to a notification issued by Services General Administration and Coordination Department Sindh, 12 members District Health Committees have been formed for each district of province.
The committees comprised Deputy Commissioner (chairman), Additional Deputy Officer-1, District Health Officer, head of teaching/civil hospital (if any), medical superintendent DHQ/THQ, District Population Welfare Officer, District Manager PPHI, District Manager IHS, Cantonment Executive Officer (concerned if any), Municipal Commissioner DMC/TMO ( concerned), XEN Building Division/ District (concerned) and representative of Bar Association.
Terms of Reference of committees are to check district headquarter hospitals, taluka hospitals, RHCs and BHUs.
The committee members are also assigned to check whether medicines are expired besides checking doctors and medics that they are serving properly.