Vizag gears up for seasonal diseases

Vizag gears up for seasonal diseases
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With the increase of the seasonal and deadly fevers in the agency and rural areas, the district administration was geared up with an action plan. The administration would set up teams with the officials and employees of several line departments to ensure field supervision of the villages and tribal hamlets in the agency areas.

Visakhapatnam: With the increase of the seasonal and deadly fevers in the agency and rural areas, the district administration was geared up with an action plan. The administration would set up teams with the officials and employees of several line departments to ensure field supervision of the villages and tribal hamlets in the agency areas.

Addressing a press conference here on Monday, collector Pravin Kumar said that the teams have been set up with Education, Panchayat Raj, Health and other line departments and directed to move to the villages and agency areas to take up health awareness camps and monitor the ground level situations.

With the seasonal fevers like malaria, dengue and diarrhea cases increasing advanced health care steps have been initiated to arrest such fevers. Necessary medicines have dumped to all the Primary Health Centres in the district also. At present the malaria cases have come down with compare to the previous year, Pravin Kumar said.

Vizianagaram: Minister for mines and geology RVSK Rangarao told the medical and health staff to take all necessary steps to check the spreading of malaria and other seasonal diseases in Parvathipuram agency of Vizianagaram district.

On Monday he strongly told that “all medical officers who are working in Kurupam, Komarada, Giyammavalasa and GL Puram should visit the villages regularly and observe the health conditions of public, and organise medical camps in the villages where the fevers are on the rise.

All the wardens of hostels should concentrate on the health of students and if required talk to concerned health staff for assistance. Project officer of ITDA and collector should take care of these issues and frequently conduct reviews and drive the medical staff to minimise the fever and malaria cases, he said.

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