MARDAN: The Board of Governors (BOG) of the Medical Teaching Institution (MTI) Mardan Medical Complex on Saturday issued additional personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect the personnel on duty in Code 19 High Risk Zone. Approved to manage.
The BOG has taken this decision due to the increasing demand for PPE for health professionals.
The BOG directed that all staff be provided with the necessary equipment to prevent them from contracting the virus.
Chairman BOG Dr. Syed Fazal Hadi presided over the meeting held through video link. The meeting was attended by BOG members Tahir Ali Khan, Dr Shahid Khattak, Ataullah Khan Toor and senior journalist Rahimullah Yousafzai.
Dean / CEO Bacha Khan Medical College (BKMC) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Fazil, Medical Director (MD) Prof. Dr. Mukhtiar Ali, Hospital Director (HD) Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Deputy Hospital Director Dr. Javed Iqbal, Secretary BG Azhar Khan, Nursing Director Ms. Mehran Nessa, Associate Deans BKMC Prof. Dr. Mutasim Bala and Dr. Abdul Jameel, Director Finance Muhammad Shiraz, Focal Person of KWED 19 Dr. Sajjad Ali, Manager ITC Mohsin Khan and others. Attended the meeting.
Dr. Tariq Mahmood informed the BOG about the status of PPE, its demand and availability. He requested the BOG to allow the management to arrange for gloves, hand cleaners, chlorine and soap to meet the demand.
He said a German NGO, IDEA, had donated two incinerators, hospital beds, mattresses, pillows, bed sheets and surgical and face masks, which would be formally donated at a ceremony in the near future But will be handed over to the hospital administration. . He added that a donor, Hussain Dawood, had provided PPE to the hospital.
Prof. Dr. Mukhtiar Ali, while briefing the BOG, said that 21515 suspected patients were brought to the hospital during the second wave of KVID-19 starting from November 3. He said that 79 patients were tested positive, including 22 expired patients.
He said 39 members of the medical and support staff, including 23 doctors, nurses, paramedics and technicians, were affected by the second wave of corona virus epidemics.
Prof. Dr. Matsim Billah said that 7,942 PCR tests were done, adding that 588 patients tested positive. They revealed that when 465 screens were taken, 28 children under the age of 10 also tested positive in the second wave of infection. He added that no child had a positive experience during the first wave, which began in March last year.
Dean / CEO Prof. Dr. Muhammad Fazil presented the case of several medical staff members for promotions, which was unanimously approved by Bogg.