• November 30, 2021

PICU to be arrange at 2 metropolis hospitals and 4 CHCs in dist, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Jun 28, 2021

Prayagraj: Gearing as much as blunt the potential third Covid wave affecting kids, the well being division has taken up immediate measures to arrange two Paediatrics Intensive Care Unit (PICU) with 40 beds and 100 beds amenities in metropolis space and 10 beds every in 4 neighborhood well being centres in rural areas.

Furthermore, round 100 medical and paramedical workers had been additionally imparted coaching by Dr Ajit Singh, senior paediatrician and grasp coach of Prayagraj district at Dufferin and TB Sapru hospitals.

Dr Varun Kwatra, public well being professional advised TOI that the well being division is establishing two PICU in metropolis pockets together with TB Sapru (40 Beds) and MLN Medical Faculty (100 beds facility).

In addition to, PICU having 10-10 beds facility would even be arrange at 4 neighborhood well being centres together with Phulpur, Kotwa, Ram Nagar, and Manda.

All of the PICU could be purposeful by subsequent month, he added.

Furthermore, the well being division has additionally taken up the distribution of drugs kits on the block degree and in addition set a goal of distributing 29,000 free medication kits with syrups and dissolvable tablets to maintain youngsters battle-ready.

The distribution started on Sunday within the district and five-gram sabha monitoring committees of 20 block every got 20-20 (4 classes) medical kits as a precautionary measure.

For that, kids beneath the age of 18 have been divided into 4 classes — 0-1 years, 1-5 years, 5-12 years and 12-18 years — and completely different medicines have been ready for every class.

A senior well being official, in the meantime, stated, the division has began the distribution of medical package for youngsters symbolically and five-gram sabha Nigrani Samiti of every gram sabha has been given medical kits with a view that these kits may very well be utilised each time required. The dosage might be adjusted as per age and weight.

He additional added the kits are containing paracetamol tablets, ORS packets, multivitamins and Ivermectin tablets which have been ready on the suggestion of medical specialists and paediatricians.

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