Firm steps taken to prevent jaundice, other seasonal diseases
RAIPUR: For the
early prevention of jaundice and other seasonal contagious diseases,
administration in all the districts of Bilaspur revenue division, in accordance
to the guidelines of chief minister Dr Raman Singh, has taken many firm steps.
According to an
official press statement, control rooms were set up in Bilaspur, Raigarh,
Mungeli, Janjgir-Champa and Korba district hospitals and development block
headquarters. Health camps have been organised as per need. For purification of
drinking water and public awareness, publicity works have been done at field
commissioner KDP Rao, along with collector
Siddharth Komal Pardeshi, on Tuesday visited various wards of Bilaspur
city and gave instructions to officers about cleaning of nullahs, supply of
pure drinking water etc. Rao inspected the health checkup camp organised at
Torva and the water tank there. He also inspected the drinking water supply and
water tank at Hemuman Nagar.
Rao told PHED
officers to take samples of pipelines and drinking water and to do proper
examination of its quality. Collector Pardeshi, while holding meeting of the
directors and doctors of local private hospitals and nursing homes, informed
them of the directives of the state government.
told them that though there is no complaint of jaundice in Bilaspur district
yet, but caution is necessary. He asked the private hospital directors that if
any jaundice patient reaches their hospital, they should immediately inform the
chief medical and health officer of the district or civil surgeon, so that
proper arrangements could be made at government level.
prevention of contagious seasonal diseases in Bilaspur, the collector has
constituted a district-level observation committee comprising District
Panchayat CEO, Municipal Corporation commissioner, CMHO, civil surgeon,
executive engineers from PHED, Housing Board and Water Resources Department.
combat teams have been constituted at development block-level. Combat teams,
while keeping continuous vigil on the prevention of seasonal diseases, will
bring awareness among people and on getting information about seasonal diseases
in any part of the area, while taking immediate action, will inform the
district-level observation committee.
information about seasonal diseases, as per the need, combat teams will
immediately be sent for treatment and information will be passed to the
divisional commissioner and the district collector. For the prevention of
possible jaundice and other contagious diseases in Bilaspur city, camps have
been organised at different wards.
information received from Raigarh district, collector Mukesh Bansal has
declared dates for holding 59 health checkup camps for the prevention of
jaundice and water-borne seasonal diseases in the district.
in fullswing in Mungeli district to hold health camps at Aanganbadi Centre level.
Collector Trilok Mahavar has told all the sub divisional magistrates and
tehsildars of the district to declare about the camps in the district.
Janjgir-Champa district also, in view of prevention management of seasonal
diseases, control rooms have been set up at district and block headquarters.
Effective steps have been taken for prevention of contagious diseases in Korba