NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Monday announced that it will now oversee the entire process of procurement and distribution of medical oxygen, the demand for which has unprecedentedly escalated amid the fourth wave here.
The Delhi government not only appointed nodal officers to ensure that oxygen supply is maintained through the designated supplier and if required visit the oxygen plants as well but it also formed an ‘Oxygen Audit Committee’.
The government issued an order on Monday which appointed two doctors in the 12 government hospitals who will ensure that the use of Oxygen for management of COVID patients is rational and as per prescribed treatment protocols along with identifying areas of wasteful consumption and to suggest means for economizing Oxygen consumption. The order has appointed 24 doctors as part of the Committee.
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