Kashmir hospitals unprepared for disasters: Doctors Association

Source(s): Daily Rising Kashmir, the - Kashmir Media Group, the

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Tuesday voiced serious concern over lack of preparedness of Kashmir hospitals to tackle disasters like earthquake, reports the Express Tribune.

“Valley hospitals lack treatment and surgical capacity to deal with mass casualties during earthquake,” he said adding “they lack resources like infrastructure, staff, space and supplies to manage sudden influx of an unexpected patient load during disaster.” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan.

Country & Region
Share this

Is this page useful?

Yes No Report an issue on this page

Thank you. If you have 2 minutes, we would benefit from additional feedback (link opens in a new window).

Please note: Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNDRR, PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use