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Punjab Health Department issues guidelines to tackle Heat Wave.

May 23, 2016


The Punjab government has issued detailed guidelines all over the state to tackle the ongoing severe heat wave in the region.

Giving directions on the management and dietary restrictions, Ms Mahajan said that the ASHA workers in all the villages have been asked to ensure generation adequate awareness among masses about the heat wave and subsequent heat stroke.

Meanwhile , the Health department has directed all the civil surgeons of the state to provide immediate first aid in all the dispensaries and civil hospitals to the patients coming with symptoms of heat stroke. She also said that the field officers have been directed to visit the houses to make people in general and children/ people with chronic ailments , in particular , understand about the heat strokes.

 

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