Work of public health surveillance diagnosis will gain strength
Vadodara Collector Shalini Agarwal is constantly striving to strengthen the fight against Covid 19. Continuing the same with the efforts of district administration, 500 thermal guns are donated to the district health department under CSR by the IOCL. It will strengthen the work of public surveillance and diagnosis.
Thermal guns were symbolically given by Collector Shalini Agarwal, District Development Officer Kiran Zaveri and IOCL Executive Director Sudhir Kumar at the Dharasabha Hall of the Collectorate. On this occasion, Collector Shalini Agarwal thanked IOCL for coming forward for public service in the difficult situation of Covid-19. It is worth mentioning that recently 500 pulse oximeters were donated to the district health system under CSR initiative.
Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, the medical teams of the district are constantly taking care of the health of people. People are immediately diagnosed on the spot through Dhanvatnari Rath and health teams advised them for proper treatment.
At the same time the team identifying the patients having the symptoms of Coronavirus and appropriate treatment and guidance is being provided to them. In addition a series of measures are being taken by the district administration to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 and to increase the immunity of the people.
District Health Officer Uday Tilawat said, due to the joint efforts of the district administration and IOCL, the district health department has received about 500 thermal guns today.
These guns will be very helpful in conducting door to door public health surveys. Thermal guns can detect people’s body temperature and will be very important in public health screening and in saving lives of people.
Health teams from talukas including Dabhoi, Shinor were present on the occasion.