Social audit depicts dismal picture of health facilities, water supply

PESHAWAR: The group social audit of two tehsils of the Mardan district has proven that the supply of amenities within the health sector does now not justify the price range allocations by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa executive.
The Centre for Governance and Public Accountability made the social audit record of tehsil headquarters health facility Takhtbhai and Katlang at a seminar held right here. It published a dismal situation of health products and services at tehsil degree, a press free up issued on Thursday stated.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa declared an emergency within the health sector and allotted an enormous construction price range of Rs 67 billion for the health sector from FY 2013-14 to 2017-2018.
The group social audit of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Takhtbhai and Katlang published the dismal prerequisites of health products and services at tehsil degree.
It stated the important thing sanctioned positions of team of workers were vacant since lengthy, turbines are run on public donations; out of 5 ambulances just one is useful; oxygen cylinders are empty; no C-Section performed in each the hospitals within the remaining yr, on the other hand 2,065 deliveries have been carried out in THQ Takhtbhai.
The social audit stated the blood financial institution is dysfunctional, an X-Ray device of value Rs7 million used to be by no means operationalized at Katlang Hospital, OT, Gynea ward, Labor Room and Children Wards shouldn’t have heating and cooling methods.
It stated the Katlang Hospital has been operating with no Medical Superintendent for the remaining two years, Radiologists and Anesthetists positions are vacant; the one ECG system at Katlang Hospital has been out of order since lengthy; incinerators are out of order and forged waste is disposed of within the open wells on the hospitals.
Similarly, a water supply scheme with Annual Development Plan No 227/100/100 2011-12 used to be built at a price of Rs576 million. Of those 31 tube-wells have been rehabilitated in Mardan.
Out of 31 tube-wells, 25 have been by no means remained practical. Final expenses of the tube-wells published that the tube-wells have been absolutely built and useful.
Director, Ehtesab Commission Col (Ret) Sardar Ali shared the efficiency of the KP Ehtesab Commission. He stated all branches of the investigation wing of KP Ehtesab Commission have been virtually non-functional because of non-availability of body of workers. He stated out of 82 sanctioned positions, most effective 15 were crammed out at officer degree.
Chief of KP Information Commission Azmat Hanif Orakzai, stated the KP Right to Information regulation, is enjoying a very important position within the social audit of public our bodies, in particular the federal government departments.
The director basic of the Health Department prolonged make stronger to the tehsil hospitals and famous the court cases. A committee used to be shaped at the spot to deal with the problems and issues identified within the social audit of the hospitals.
CGPA Executive Director Muhammed Anwar stated corruption within the public construction schemes used to be systemic and the fad may just now not be arrested till allocation of construction used to be now not stopped to MPAs.

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