Udhampur district hospital first in J-K to get NQAS certification

JAMMU: The district hospital in Udhampur has become the first government-run health facility in Jammu and Kashmir to get the National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS) certification in recognition of its high standards, officials said.

The hospital scored an overall rating of 85 per cent and met the criteria required for achieving the NQAS recognition, they said.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has accorded the NQAS certification to the District hospital, Udhampur, in recognition of its high standards of quality and performance maintained by it, the officials said.

“Among the hospitals, DH Udhampur has become the first hospital in the State to get the NQAS certification,” Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo said. (AGENCIES)