LUCKNOW: Intensifying vigilance measures to prevent vector-borne diseases like dengue, cholera, diarrhea and malaria, the Uttar Pradesh government has sent a team of specialist doctors to Etah, Mainpuri and Kasganj to assist local doctors to tackle the situation. Better training and guidance.
Addressing a meeting on Saturday, CM Yogi said, “Any kind of negligence can turn into a catastrophic situation. Special efforts should be made to improve surveillance. Along with the health department, the rural development and child development department should also be alert.
The Yogi government has ordered to make all necessary arrangements for the treatment of sick people in hospitals, as well as to keep a constant watch on the health of every patient. The CM has also asked to re-activate the monitoring committees.
Officials have been asked to continue with extensive cleaning, sanitisation and fogging campaigns to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.
Month-long campaign to check seasonal irregularities Earlier, on October 19, CM Yogi had launched a month-long state-wide communicable disease control campaign to keep track of seasonal irregularities. The campaign has been launched in all 75 districts to educate the public about the preventive measures against communicable diseases.
Under this campaign, health workers are going door-to-door to identify patients with viral fever, vector-borne diseases and other symptoms. People are also being made aware to avoid the accumulation of mosquitoes near their homes, to maintain cleanliness and to fight against infectious diseases.
To make the campaign successful in this regard, the government has ordered to ensure inter-departmental coordination.
Effective Control Measures The government has taken effective control measures to bring the cases of dengue, malaria and other viral diseases under control and statewide surveillance campaigns, massive sanitisation, spraying of anti-larval chemicals, fogging and ensuring safety of the people of the state. Cleanliness campaign.
It may be mentioned that ASHA workers, Anganwadi workers, ANMs and village heads have been entrusted with the responsibility of sensitizing the rural people about various water borne and vector borne diseases.
The CM also said that unnecessary overcrowding in outpatient departments should be avoided and regular health updates should be given to the family members of the patients. The ‘CM Helpline’ also reached the patients.
All the concerned departments have been directed to take full care of the medical facilities and cleanliness in view of the diseases related to dengue and viral fever.
State level training of health workers has been started and health facilities have been strengthened in every village.