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Haryana launches free single donor platelets facility for dengue patients

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By: Categorical Data Service | Chandigarh |

September 12, 2020 10: 58: 05 pm

For the time being, 27 SSHs (Dengue Testing Labs) are for the time being purposeful within the pronounce. (Representational)Haryana has launched a free single donor platelets (SDP) facility for dengue patients all the design through the pronounce. The effectively being division on Saturday mentioned it has become the main pronounce within the northern predicament to launch such a facility. The dengue take a look at, in Haryana, is being done free of price in govt laboratories.
Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rajeev Arora mentioned, “There has been a lowering building of dengue within the pronounce since 2017 and to this point most efficient 33 confirmed dengue cases were reported within the pronounce in September. The cases were reported from essentially two districts — Gurugram (20) and Bhiwani (10). With an aim to cease mortality due to the dengue, fresh initiative i.e. the provision of free Single Donor Platelets (SDP), has been made for dengue patients admitted in govt hospitals as about a dengue patients with severe thrombocytopenia require SDP for rapid restoration.”
Arora added, “In outdated years, Rs 8,500 per unit SDP became being charged in govt hospitals. Alternatively, within the northern predicament, Haryana is the main pronounce to originate free Single Donor Platelets (SDP) facility for dengue patients. Currently, SDP facility (Platelets Apheresis Machine) is on hand in Gurugram, Panchkula, Karnal, Rohtak and Sonipat.”
For the time being, 27 SSHs (Dengue Testing Labs) are for the time being purposeful within the pronounce. “Dengue sampling has also started at flu corners in Bhiwani and Rohtak as most cases are reported from these districts. Health division has ensured most efficient medical products and services and ample different of attempting out kits (each IgM and NSI) are on hand in all SSHs. Also, about 1,158 assessments were done within the pronounce by the main week of September other than identifying devoted beds for dengue patients. Mosquito proofing of wards and beds is also being done in civil hospitals,” Arora added.
Sharpening up the products and services extra for strengthening of entomological surveillance and vector adjust actions, Haryana, has also position up two entomological zones in Nuh and Yamunanagar districts. Two extra entomological zones are being position up in Rohtak and Hisar. “Below these zones, one put up of entomologist and two posts of insect collector were provided. This employees will behavior entomological stories which is able to support in deciding acceptable vector adjust measures,” Arora mentioned.
Speaking referring to the pronounce’s arrangements to curtail dengue unfold, Arora mentioned, “For the strengthening of supply reduction actions (identification of mosquito breeding sites), about 280 Home Breeding Checkers (DBCs) were deployed. Weekly anti-larval actions are being done and Temephos larvicide is applied wherever required. Distribution of about 4.86 lakhs LLINs (insecticidal bednets) has been done in all identified high threat villages. To substantiate that that perfect employ of LLINs announcement from temples/mosques is done at native sleeping time to alert public to scamper internal nets. Fogging is also being done precise now after reporting of any confirmed case of dengue or other VBDs and likewise relying upon vector density. Other departments is also being fervent for perfect water management. At least one inter-sectoral assembly has been convened in all districts under the chairmanship of respective deputy commissioner.”
Arora also appealed to the general public to soak up family stage actions to cease mosquito breeding. “As an illustration, each Sunday must be regarded as as drying day — emptying of water containers and take a look at other probable mosquito breeding sites fancy cooler, overhead tanks, drum, discarded utensils, cups, bottles, tyres, pots, fridge tray etc., wear fat sleeve clothes and employ mosquito repellents,” he mentioned.
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