Contact the doctor immediately as soon as you see the symptoms of dengue, know the methods of prevention and treatment
The Health Department has been running a campaign since July to prevent dengue and malaria in the district. There is a need to be vigilant against dengue and malaria. If the services of the hospital are taken as soon as the symptoms are seen, then the disease will not be able to become serious. Patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, weak immune system and pregnant should immediately consult a doctor in the nearest government hospital as soon as symptoms of dengue and malaria appear. Keep cleanliness around your house. Do not allow water to collect, and use mosquito nets while sleeping. This is to say of Chief Medical Officer Dr Rahul Singh.
Dr Singh said that if the symptoms of dengue are visible, prompt treatment should be done so that other people do not get infected. Not every dengue patient needs platelets. Who is to have platelet transfusion and who is not to be transfused, it depends on the individual case. If the patient comes to the government health center, he is referred to IMS BHU and Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Chikitsalaya, Pandeypur for confirmation of dengue.
Dr. SS Kanojia, Nodal Officer and Additional Chief Medical Officer of the program informed that the work of breeding checker is being done by 2072 ASHAs in rural areas. In rural areas, the work of anti-larval spraying is being done by the Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee in 694 gram panchayats in collaboration with the Panchayati Raj Department. Apart from this, 60 breeding checker teams have been deployed for urban areas. By whom door-to-door checking of larva breeding is being done. In urban areas, 41 teams are doing the work of spraying antilarval. In rural areas, with the help of Health Department and Panchayati Raj Department, spraying of antilarva has also been done in villages.
A total of 61 hot spot areas were identified in nine blocks of rural areas namely Arajiline, Baragaon, Chiraigaon, Cholapur, Harhuva, Kashi Vidyapeeth, Pindra and Sewapuri. For surveillance in the district, 40 RRTs (Rapid Response Teams) were constituted, in which 16 teams were in rural areas and 24 teams were in urban areas. 868 monitoring committees were constituted in which 694 teams were in rural areas and 174 teams in urban areas. During this, 1,47,689 medical kits were also distributed.
District Malaria Officer Sharat Chand Pandey said that during this period the following activities are being done continuously by the Health Department. RRT teams have been constituted at the district level and at all the block levels. So far, antilarval spraying in 3756 areas, source redoxan 41350 container, pyrethrum indoor spray in 9131 houses, investigation in 95403 houses since July till now, larvae were found in total 307 houses. The fogging work was done by the Municipal Corporation in 90 wards and in the new urban area. 16 teams were deployed in the district to investigate nursing homes and private pathologies. Notice was also given to these people not to make arbitrary recovery. He said that since July, 214 confirmed dengue patients have been found in the district. A total of 52 patients are admitted, including dengue, typhoid, viral fever, in which 5 patients are admitted with ELISA positive, who are undergoing treatment.
Looking at the data: District Malaria Officer said that in the year 2017, there were 605 dengue patients and 406 malaria patients, in the year 2018 there were 327 dengue patients and 340 malaria patients, in the year 2019 550 dengue patients and 271 malaria patients. In 2020, 13 dengue patients and 46 malaria patients, this year in 2021 so far 214 dengue patients and 130 malaria patients were found. District Health Education and Information Officer Harivansh Yadav informed that health education officers have been trained to give information about dengue malaria to the people by visiting door to door through personal communication in the district, through which all the block level ASHA and ANM workers have been trained by health education officers so that they can give information about dengue malaria symptoms and prevention in their area of work.