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Minister P Ajay Kumar on the inauguration of an ultra-modern
CT Scan machine at Khammam District Hospital. — File photograph

Khammam: The District Hospital in Khammam has witnessed transformation previously seven years and has turn out to be a lifeline for sufferers from completely different districts.

Sufferers from throughout Khammam, Kothagudem, Suryapet, Mahabubabad districts and from Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh go to the hospital for remedy. Earlier than 2014, round 800 out-patients and 84 in-patients was handled on the hospital on a median per day. The numbers have virtually doubled now with about 1,500 out-patients 150 in-patients being handled day by day.

To satisfy the wants of the growing variety of sufferers, the hospital’s mattress capability has been elevated to 550 from 200 beds previously. A Maternal and Baby Well being (MCH) wing was arrange at an expenditure of Rs 3.50 crore to supply specialised well being providers to pregnant ladies and new child infants.

Practically 600 pregnant ladies and new child infants are being handled at MCH whereas as many as 700 youngster deliveries happen in a month. Final yr, round 7,132 KCR Kits had been distributed, officers instructed Telangana Immediately.

Until 2015, there have been no oxygen beds within the hospital. With the initiative of Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar, the District Hospital is now outfitted with 300 oxygen mattress, which helped the authorities supply high quality well being service to sufferers throughout Covid-19 pandemic.

Equally, to satisfy the growing want for oxygen for Covid sufferers, a liquid oxygen plant with 13 KL capability was put in at a price of Rs 90 lakh and 35 oxygen concentrators are additionally accessible for sufferers.

By the way, Khammam District Hospital is the primary hospital within the State to arrange a particular Covid ward for kids with 40 beds in view of the reviews that Covid third wave might have an effect on the kids.

“The transformation of the District Hospital has turn out to be potential because the State authorities is giving impetus to enhance medical infrastructure at public well being amenities” Minister Ajay Kumar instructed Telangana Immediately.

As many as 68 medical doctors, 159 nursing workers, 37 paramedical, six Built-in Illness Surveillance Challenge (IDSP), 17 blood financial institution and 14 palliative care workers are offering around the clock providers in specialised cardiology, nephrology, gynaecology, ENT, orthopedic and different items.

With the State authorities deciding to supply cost-effective diagnostic providers to sufferers, Telangana Diagnostic Centre was established on the hospital at a price of Rs 2.25 crore moreover putting in an ultra-modern CT Scan machine at a price of Rs 2.15 crore. Thus far, Rs 2.78 crore price medical assessments have been performed freed from value for sufferers.
The District Hospital performed a vital function in offering higher well being care to Covid sufferers with a 320 beds isolation ward the place 3546 sufferers on oxygen beds and 900 sufferers on ventilators had been handled. In all of the hospital handled 25, 157 Covid sufferers.

The District Hospital which secured Kayakalp Award thrice previously, has obtained feather in its cap because it has been adjudged as high performing district hospitals within the nation in a efficiency evaluation report launched on Sep 30 by NITI Aayog, Union authorities’s public coverage suppose tank.

The hospital is the second finest well being facility within the nation for offering all diagnostic testing providers beneath one roof to sufferers with its Telangana Diagnostics Centre. The hospital additionally did properly for every Key efficiency indicator (KPI) equivalent to variety of medical doctors in place to Indian Public Well being Requirements (IPHS), assist providers, core healthcare providers and mattress occupancy price at State stage and at nationwide stage.

“The NITI Aayog’s evaluation report endorses the State authorities’s efforts in the direction of creating an inclusive well being care system for the advantage of folks” Ajay Kumar stated, and congratulated the district and well being officers for the achievement.


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