Private emergency clinics in Islamabad offer 1,000 beds, 80 ventilators for Covid-19 patients

Private emergency clinics in Islamabad offer 1,000 beds, 80 ventilators for Covid-19 patients

ISLAMABAD: While open division clinics in the bureaucratic capital are confronting a serious deficiency of beds, particularly ventilators for Covid-19 patients, Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (Pami) on Tuesday offered 1,000 beds, 240 detachment rooms and 80 ventilators to the legislature.

In addition, the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) gave over its lodging in Islamabad to the locale organization to set up an isolate office for the suspects.

Pami General Secretary Khaqan Waheed Khuwaja told a media instructions alongside Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza that separated from the 1,000 beds, every medical clinic would give 30 seclusion rooms and 10 ventilators for the Covid-19 patients.

“Treatment, medication and nourishment will be without given of cost and the chief general National Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Network Dr Raja Amjad Mehmood has been announced organizer for it,” he said.

Conversing with Dawn, Mr Khuwaja said the clinics which had offered beds and ventilators included Rawal General and Dental Hospital, Dr Akbar Khan Niazi Hospital, HBS Hospital, Wateen Hospital, Margalla Hospital, Nafees Hospital, Islamic International Hospital and Shifa International Hospital.

Every one of eight emergency clinics in capital will likewise give 30 disengagement rooms, says delegate

Dr Mirza valued the exertion and backing of the private part to battle the infection. He said individual defensive gear (PPE) would be given by the administration to the private clinics so the staff would stay shielded from the infection.

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“We are making every single imaginable walk and utilizing assets to oppose the spread of the malady,” he said.

He said Federal General Hospital at Chak Shahzad had additionally been assigned for the treatment of coronavirus patients.

In the interim, OGDCL gave over its lodging situated at I-9 to set up an isolate focus there.

Right hand Commissioner Mahreen Baloch visited the office and presented a report to the locale organization which affirmed the office and proclaimed the structure as an isolate focus.

The organization will give 50 defensive apparatuses to the staff. It will likewise give nourishment and medications to the influenced patients.

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) Executive Director Dr Ansar Maxood told a news meeting that till date 1,200 suspected Covid-19 patients had visited the emergency clinic out of whom 270 were tried for the infection.

“Upwards of 20 patients were affirmed. As of now, nine patients are in separation and two in basic condition. We have chosen to set up more wards. As it is our first need to guarantee security of the staff, we have chosen to close the outpatient division. Nonetheless, crisis patients will be gotten at the crisis division,” he said.

Dr Maxood said careful veils were accessible in an adequate amount however there was the issue of ventilators.

“National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has given us two ventilators,” he said.

Prior, there were just two ventilators for patients and now the number has expanded to four.

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