Kargil: The 5th Jan Aushadi Diwas was celebrated Tuesday at District Hospital Kargil (DHK). In this regard, a program was conducted at Conference Hall DHK, to commemorate the day.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kargil, Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir, Medical Superintendent District Hospital Kargil, Dr Kacho Liaqat Ali Khan, Deputy CMO, Dr Mohd Abbas, Consultants, Medical Officers, Dental Surgeons of DHK, public representatives, students of GNM School besides concerned officers were present during the event.
On the occasion, the CMO congratulated the participants for successfully organizing the Jan Aushadhi Diwas, which in totality was very informative.
He asked the Jan Aushadhi team to make efforts at the grassroots level so that people can benefit from such schemes at large.
Dr Kacho Liaqat Ali Khan while speaking on the importance of the scheme said he himself purchased medicines from Jan Aushadhi Kendra and found them very effective.
He asked all participants to purchase Jan Aushadhi Medicines and encourage others to do the same.
The Jan Aushadhi initiative will make available quality drugs at affordable prices through dedicated stores that sell generic medicines available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy like expensive branded drugs.
Earlier Dr Oliyath Ali, District Nodal Officer Ayushman Bharat gave a detailed presentation about the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojna (PMBJP) followed by recitation of a poem on the same topic.
Meanwhile, a debate and quiz competition was held among students of GNM School on Jan Aushadhi Diwas and PMBJP.
Further prizes and certificates were also distributed among participants.
- February 25, 2024