Health committee visits Dr Zakir Hussain hospital


Old Nashik: An impromptu visit by office bearers of NMC’s medical assistance and health committee to Dr Zakir Hussain hospital here raised the eyebrows of the visiting officials citing unhygienic conditions and inadequate manpower at the hospital.

The committee members comprising chairman Satish Kulkarni, dy chairperson Yogesh Shevare, chairperson (East division) Shahin Mirza, corporator Rupali Nikule apart from Ambadas Pagare, Shanta Hiray and Harshada Gaikar inspected the hospital.

On the occasion, the members also asked after the patients in the hospital. They received complaints about negligence by the concern authority in operating swine flu cell.

After coming to notice unhygienic condition, irregularity in sanitation work, lack of adequate manpower, mismanaged power system, no generator back-up etc at the hospital during their visit, the committee members finally passed a resolution to make a provision of adequate manpower in the hospital with support of basic infrastructural facilities and amenities.