After flood, well being directorate asks for fever survey, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Goa: After flood, health directorate asks for fever surveyPanaji: The directorate of well being providers (DHS) has issued an advisory to well being centres asking them to conduct a fever survey to manage the doable unfold of vector-borne illnesses within the flood-ravaged areas of the state. Directions have additionally been issued to take away and clear areas that will have stagnant water and to take anti-larval measures.

“As a proactive measure, well being centres have been requested to conduct a survey of areas having sufferers coming with complaints of a fever, and to verify if there are extra such sufferers, and that rapid measures are taken,” mentioned Dr Kalpana Mahatme, chief medical officer answerable for the nationwide vector-borne illness management programme (NVBDCP) in Goa.

Mahatme mentioned that the advisory has been issued by her part and that the centres ought to conduct fast exams to know whether or not the fever is because of malaria or dengue. The

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