Chandigarh, September 17 – Haryana has won Awards for the outstanding implementation of National Quality Assurance Standards for the Financial Year 2018-19 to 2020-21 in the categories of – CHC (Community Health Centres) (Category-II), PHC (Primary Health Centre) (Category-II) while it has received the first runner-up award for UPHC (Urban Primary Health Centre) (Category-II) by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
Haryana Health Minister, Sh. Anil Vij has congratulated the Health Department for this accomplishment. He said that the Department has been working consistently so as to improve the healthcare facilities in the State and the efforts have ensured superlative health facilities across the State. The Department has been given these Awards during a virtual function held on the completion of Rogi Suraksha Saptah (Patient Safety Week) which was held today. The function was chaired by Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Sh. Mansukh Mandaviya and was attended by Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Bharti Pravin Pawar and Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Sh. Rajesh Bhushan and officers and officials of Health department from various states. The States and Union Territories which have implemented the National Quality Assurance Standards were felicitated during the function.
Sh. Vij shared that the Nodal Agency for implementation of this campaign in Haryana was State Health Systems Resource Centre (HSHRC) which is overseeing the implementation of National Quality Assurance Programme also. He elaborated that the Rogi Suraksha Saptah is being celebrated across the country from September 11-17, 2021 with emphasis on various activities related to patient as facility safety.
Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Sh. Rajeev Arora complimented ED, HSHRC and the team for implementing the programme efficiently in Haryana. He appreciated the efforts of various Civil Surgeons and the quality teams across the districts for bringing laurels to Haryana. He appreciated the efforts of the Quality Nodal Officers and Quality Consultants in state and districts for effectively implementing the programme. He directed all the districts to ensure that their facilities should be in accordance to the best safety standards available in the country.
By: Sachin Vyas