DHSK asked to personally monitor situation: Bali
JAMMU: Minister for Health & Medical Education Bali Bhagat Friday informed the house that he has directed the Director Health Services Kashmir to visit Anantnag district hospital to monitor the situation.
The Minister said that sufficient arrangement has been put in place to perform medical examination regarding Hepatitis–B in Marwah-Dachan areas of Kishtwar.
He added that adequate arrangements have been put in place in Anantnag district Hospitals for treatment and examination of persons with the symptoms of the disease.
Earlier legislator Firdous Ahmad Tak urged the government to depute a special team of doctors from Jammu to examine and treat the people in the affected areas. He also appealed the government to keep Helicopter service available for the patients to ferry them to Jammu in case they need specialized treatment.
Pertinently, the Chairman had yesterday asked the Government to make a statement in the House regarding the outbreak of Hepatitis-B in remote Dachhan-Marwah areas of district Kishtwar.