Minister says taking measures to prevent flood-borne infectious diseases
Pakistan has been taking special measures to prevent flood-borne infectious diseases after catastrophic floods affected over 33 million people in the country.
Currently, the provision of timely and quality healthcare facilities and complete rehabilitation of flood victims are among the top priorities of the government as many districts remained inundated by floodwaters, flood-borne infectious diseases, He said that the government would utilise all available resources to assist the flood victims in rescue and relief and rehabilitation of the people and infrastructure in the flood-affected areas. flood-borne infectious diseases, Besides already established special medical camps in the flood-affected area, nearly 50 more medical camps are being set up, and the number is being increased to prevent infectious diseases, Patel said, adding that all the basic health facilities including medicines, vaccinations, and counseling are being provided in the medical camps.
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