Chandigarh Administration forms Covid task force for paediatric care

Chandigarh Administration forms Covid task force for paediatric care

People roam without a mask at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Friday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 1

The Chandigarh Administration has constituted a state-level Covid task force for paediatric care after the directions from the Government of India.

The task force comprising 27 members will be responsible for situational analysis, gap assessment, monitoring, review and other necessary activities related to strengthening of Covid paediatric care services at the public health facilities.

The task force will be headed by Yashpal Garg, Secretary, Health.

Director Health and Family Welfare-cum-MD, NHM, Dr Suman Singh will be the Member Secretary of the task force. She will monitor the entire work of the State Level Task Force on Paediatric Care.

The other members include of the task force include MC Commissioner; Deputy Commissioner; Director, Public Relations; Director, Social Welfare; Director, School Education; Medical Superintendent, GMSH-16; Medical Superintendent, PGIMER; Medical Superintendent, GMCH-32; Medical Superintendent, ESI Hospital, Ramdarbar; and District Family Welfare Officer, Chandigarh.

HoD Paediatrics (PGI); HoD Medicine (GMSH-16); HoD Paediatrics (GMSH-16); ICU in-charge (GMSH-16); HoD Paediatrics (GMCH-32); HoD Medicine (GMCH-32); ICU in-charge (GMCH-32); and Principal, School of Nursing (GMCH-32) are also part of the task force among others.

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