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Kashmir hospitals unprepared for disasters: Doctors Association

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

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.

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  • Publication date 27 Oct 2015

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