Health Department completes training of staff on coronavirus
PESHAWAR: The Health Department has completed training of staff in various districts of the province against coronavirus to be deployed at isolation and high dependency units at designated hospitals.
A team of health experts led by Director Public Health Dr Ikramullah Wednesday visited Khalifa Gul Nawaz Medical Teaching Institute Bannu and District Headquarters Hospital Karak and newly established isolation and high dependency units.
The teams conducted training of doctors, paramedics and other assisting staff on how to treat and deal with coronavirus patients.
Speaking on the occasion District Health Officer Hamidur Rehman said that isolation units and high dependency units reviewed facilities made available at Tehsil headquarters Darazinda in DI Khan, Mufti Mehmood Hospital and Peshawar Teaching Hospital.
Meanwhile, following the directives issued by chief secretary, the officials of Rescue 1122 have been deployed at the gates of Secretariat building to screen entrants and employees for coronavirus here on Thursday.
Wearing surgical gloves and masks, the rescue officials were examining the people with Digital Air thermometers.
DG Rescue 1122, Dr Khateer Ahmad said at the entrance gate of the Secretariat, two officials of Rescue were deployed to screen all the people coming to secretariat offices.
He said the rescue workers were inspecting the temperature of the people entering the Secretariat offices. - APP