UP Health Minister pays surprise visit at Beli Hospital, expresses displeasure over unhygienic conditions

Allahabad: In a surprise inspection conducted at the government-run Tej Bahadur Sapru Beli hospital on Monday, Deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak pointed out several unhygienic areas of the hospital and ordered action against the agency responsible for the cleanliness work. 

Expressing disapproval at the unhygienic spaces, the minister who also holds the portfolio of health minister, asked the hospital authorities to put on hold the one-day payment of the agency responsible for sanitation and cleanliness work of the hospital campus. 

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Further, he inspected the wards at the trauma centre and checked up on the patients admitted there. He also inspected the blood bank and other departments of the hospital. 

He directed the hospital authorities to begin a special cleanliness campaign at the hospital and asked them to remove hanging wires and broken floor tiles, reports the TOI

Meanwhile, he also inspected Kasturba Gandhi Awasiya Balika Gohri at Soraon and enquired about sanitation, food and other services. Further, he inspected the primary school at Mohanganj and interacted with the children. He enquired about the availability of school dresses and mid-day meals.

He is also reported to have attended a chaupal at gram panchayat Hazipur aka Aswa and enquired if the people were getting the benefits of the welfare policies being run by the Union and state governments. 

Medical Dialogues team had earlier reported about the termination of the services of three government doctors for taking a long absence from work, as per an order passed by Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak. According to officials, the doctors had failed to respond to the repeated attempts of contact made by the health department, following which they were dismissed from their services. The minister had passed the orders to terminate the doctors. 

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