MUZAFFARABAD: AJK Minister for Health, Dr. Najeeb Naqi inaugurated online digitalized unit at health department here on other day. The digitalized unit is connected to all the districts of AJK.
According to a press release of the health department, the main purpose of this unit is to collect data of viral disease, and to monitor viral diseases on the basis of this data. It will help in evidence based health planning to protect the citizens from viral diseases. District Surveillance Response Units (DSRU) have been set up in all the districts. These units have been connected to central office due to which the data sharing process for COVID-19 has become quite easy.
Director General Health, Dr. Sardar Aftab Hussain briefed the participants regarding the digitalized unit through video link. The unit has been installed by the cooperation of USAID.