Health kit for patients staying in home isolation in Banke
RUPANDEHI: The Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan Municipality of Banke, which has become a hotspot for COVID infection, has decided to provide medicine kits and hygiene kits to the infected people living in home isolation.
A meeting of the COVID Management Monitoring Committee chaired by Dr Dhawal Shamsher Rana has decided to provide medicine and hygiene kits to all those living in home isolation in the municipality.
City Deputy Chief Uma Thapa Magar informed that a team of health workers and people’s representatives would reach the house and provide kits to every infected person.
According to the PCR test data, 2,400 people are currently living in home isolation in Nepalgunj.
During the meeting, it was discussed to give regular counselling to the people in home isolation and how to focus on their problems. Ward level focal persons were reporting in the meeting.
Chief of the health department Ram Bahadur Chand has informed that the committee has decided to take initiative for immediate solution of the problem of health workers.
Request to health workers to boost morale
The sub-metropolis has urged the health workers and other employees working at the forefront for the prevention and control of COVID-19 infection to work with high morale.
In the meeting of the committee formed to monitor the programs run by the sub-metropolitan government for the prevention and control of COVID, Dhawalshamsher Rana lauded the role played by the health workers, sanitation workers and other staff for the prevention and control of COVID.
During the meeting, Deputy Chief Uma Thapa Magar said that health workers and other staff and people’s representatives have so far played an important role in the prevention and control of COVID even in the midst of high risks and urged them to work harder in the coming days.
If there is any problem or difficulty in the field, please contact the people’s representatives immediately, said Deputy Chief Magar.
The Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan Municipality has operated an isolation centre at the White House and a training centre at Ramlila Maidan for the prevention and control of COVID. They are operating a health desk at the border.
Along with isolation and a health desk, health workers have been deployed in each ward for counselling of COVID infected people living in home isolation. The sub-metropolis is arranging food and snacks for those living in isolation.
Meanwhile, a meeting of the heads of health institutions in the ward has been held in the sub-metropolis on Tuesday regarding the distribution of free medicines to the infected people in the sub-metropolis.