O&G SPECILIST DOCTOR UNAVAILABLE IN KALAHANDI
Kalahandi,(22/05/2017):In the District Quarter Hospital at Bhawanipatna there were 3 O&G specialist doctors to serve the people.Ater the death of the Dr.KP Naik only two doctors remained and as both the doctors are on leave due to their health problems the Headquarter Hospital is running without O&G specialist. The pregnant ladies are facing much more problems.
As per the hospital record more than three thousand pregnant lady came to district headquarter hospital as outdoor patients and 120 to 150 pregnant lady delivered their child through operation in each month in the hospital.
The O&G specialists from out station within the district are ordered to work at headquarter Hospital on deputation. It is said by the CDMO Kalahandi Dr.Braja Kishore Brahma that twenty three O&G specialists posts are sanctioned for Kalahandi out of which three posts for dist headquarter Hospital and other for the periphery hospitals. As no sufficient O&G specialist Doctors in our district the pregnant ladies are facing problems he added.
The O&G specialist Dr.Labanyaprava Mund who is posted at head quarter was working as ADMO in past. Dr.Hemangini Meher O&G specialist posted at Pastikudi hospital is also directed to perform duty 15 days in a month at head quarter hospital. Like that the only O&G specialist at Dharamgarh SD Hospital DR Sadanand Panigrahi and Dr.Rama Manjari of Biswanathpur hospital is also deputed to work at Bhawanipatna along with their own duty. Dr.Tapan Tripathy posted at Junagarh hospital is deputed to work at Bhawanipatna.It is known that the O&G specialist post at Junagarh was laying vacant since last 2011 and after several demands it was filled up in few month ego and after this deputation it is laying vacant now.
As no adequate O&G specialists in the district the Govt scheme like Janani Surakshya Yojana and other programmes are not maintaining properly. Intellectuals demands for the early filled up of the sanctioned O&G specialists doctor in the district.