KARGIL, Jan 21: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan dedicated a High Flow Oxygen Nasal Canola Machine for District Hospital Kargil through the Baqariya Health Care and Research Center (BHC&RC), Kargil at Council Secretariat here today.
The machine has been donated by Sonam Chorol of Wakha village for patients who require oxygen in emergency including COVID-19 patients.
Executive Councilor for Works Mubarak Shah Nagvi, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kargil Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir, President BHC&RC Dr Vilayat Ali besides Advisor BHC&RC Dr Ahmad Ali and Consultant Anesthesia Dr Muhammad Abbas were also present on the occasion.
CEC Feroz Khan applauded Sonam Chorol for donating this machine, considering the importance of it for emergency and COVID-19 patients.
Khan directed the CMO Kargil to make sure that all the patients from sub centers and medical centers also get benefit from the machine.
President BHC&RC Dr Vilayat Ali while applauding the efforts of Sonam Chorol said that it is a great act of charity from her and the machine is very important for Covid-19 patients as it has the capacity to generate 15-30 liters of oxygen per minute and is a life saving machine.
Meanwhile, a demo of the machine was also presented on the occasion.