Duty of doctors from 4 to 6 in the morning made mandatory in Bihar

Bihar: Patna. The Health Department has made it mandatory for doctors, nurses and medical workers to be present in all the primary health centers and district hospitals of JE and AES affected districts from 4 am to 6 am. Health Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh has said in instructions given to civil surgeons of JE and AES affected districts that sick children reach hospitals at this time. In such a situation, treatment should start immediately after reaching the hospital.

75 percent medicines available in hospitals

The Health Secretary said that 75 percent of the medicines to deal with AES (Acute Encephalitis Syndrome) and JE (Japanese Encephalitis) are available in the hospitals of the affected districts. Every hospital has been instructed to ensure 100 percent availability of medicines. Continuous monitoring is being done at various levels regarding AES and JE. He said that West Champaran and Saran districts were lagging behind in the review conducted last day in preparation to deal with AES and JE. Civil surgeons of both the districts have been instructed to complete the preparations immediately.

Children are at risk from April to July.

Preparations are better in the most affected Muzaffarpur district. He told that after bringing the children suffering from JE and AIS to the hospital at their own expense, the family members will also be given the cost of transportation. Muzaffarpur, Seematri, East Champaran, West Champaran, Shivhar, Vaishali, Saran, Siwan, Gopalganj, Samastipur, Darbhanga, Patna districts of the state have been affected by this disease. Children remain at risk from April to July.

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