NCOC to increase additional 1000 oxygenated beds for capacity building


ISLAMABAD: National Command and Operation Centre to increase additional 1000 oxygenated beds for capacity building and enhancement of critical health care system in major cities of provinces across the country by end of June.

NCOC will ensure fast track approval for enhancing health care capacity particularly critical healthcare.

To support Healthcare workers who are front line heroes against COVID-19 package will be finalized today.

In context with Covid-19, Frontier Works Organization (FWO) constructed Isolation Hospital and Infectious Treatment Centre (IHITC) in Islamabad on behalf of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and National Institute of Health (NIH) on Turnkey basis. The 250 bedded prefabricated state of the art hospitals would be used to treat not only Coronavirus infected patients under best available equipment and medication but also be available for treatment of other infectious diseases. Construction work on the project was completed within 35 days.

The IHITC Islamabad consists of five wards having single rooms and an ICU each, two general wards, Emergency department, Diagnostics, Radiology and Pathology Laboratory besides a mortuary and incinerator. It has specialized HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) and sewerage system, CCTV, intercom, HIMS (Health Information Management System) & LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), Fire and smoke detection system, RO plant, Kitchen, doctors’ accommodation and a mosque are part of this wonderful facility.

To support  Healthcare workers who are front line heroes against COVID-19 package will be finalised today .

Additional ventilators


NCOC through NDMA dispatched 52 ventilators. Received by provincial Govt. To meet additional/ contingency requirements another tranche of 50 additional vents will delivered in next 48-72 hours. NCOC in consultation with provincial administration to increase additional beds capacity.

We are training human resource for operationalization of the beds


Enhancing of beds capacity at

Mardan, Noshera, Swabi & Peshawar hospitals


72 additional vents in last one week prepared a detailed contingency plan in place Additional beds for covid patients in progress.

Trying to increase additional beds by 3rd week June


10 vents received. Installed. Working on human resource to meet additional requirements.


No pressure on health care system

62 vents available.

10 additional being given

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