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INCREASE THE NUMBER OF DENGUE PATIENT IN INDIA :Health Minister Mandaviya Assesses Preparedness Amidst escalate Dengue Cases in India

By Ritwik Ghosh,Kolkata India

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Dr Mandaviya stressed that the Union Government has handed all necessary support to the countries for screening accoutrements and has handed fiscal support for fogging and IEC conditioning as well.

Union Health MinisterDr. Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday chaired a high- position meeting to review the Dengue situation in India and the preparedness of the public health system for forestallment, constraint, and operation of Dengue in view of the recent shaft in cases of Dengue across the country.

The Health Minister was briefed on the civil Dengue situation. italicizing the challenge posed by the adding number of dengue cases in the country, Dr Mandaviya noted the significance of being prepared against dengue. He directed the officers to be completely geared up and strengthen forestallment, constraint, and operation measures for Dengue.

Dr Mandaviya stressed that the Union Government has handed all necessary support to the countries for screening accoutrements and has handed fiscal support for fogging and IEC conditioning as well. Healthcare workers have also been trained. He prompted countries to cleave to the guidelines issued by the Centre for forestallment and constraint of dengue.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry, the Union Health Minister also stated that an acceptable fund is handed by the Central Government to the States under the Program Perpetuation Plan( PIP) for following conditioning to help and control dengue cases in India.

Surveillance – complaint and Entomological Surveillance 

Case operation – Effective operation of cases and forestall deaths.

Laboratory opinion – Procurement of ELISA grounded NS1 antigen test tackle( 1kit = 96 test) for early opinion of cases.( IgM test tackle is a central force through NIV Pune)

Vector Control & operation – To exclude the vector parentage and source reduction conditioning engagement of Domestic parentage Checkers( DBCs) and ASHA. Budget is provisioned for procurement of fogging machines.

Germicides Procurement of germicides( larvicides and adulticides)

Capacity structure – Training, Strengthening Human Resource and functional exploration.

Behaviour Change Communication – Social rallying and IEC

Inter-sectoral collaboration – involvement of different line departments.

Monitoring and Supervision – Analysis of reports, review, field visit and feedback. 

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