Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas on Tuesday suggested tribal people not to eat lifeless meat as it might lead to unfold of illnesses corresponding to anthrax. He stated 11,500 head of cattle had been vaccinated within the tribal areas as a safety measure.
The Minister visited the distant areas in Sithampet mandal to instil confidence among the many tribal people who have been in jitters following outbreak of epidemics in the course of the wet season.
He visited locations similar to Kusimi, Malli, Jakkaravalasa, Manda, Kirapa, Pedarama, and Devanapuram to know concerning the medical and health circumstances. He interacted with women and college students in hostels and inspected faculties and group halls. He suggested people not to maintain animals of their neighborhood as it might lead to unfold of illnesses shortly. Mr. Srinivas additionally requested them to eat solely scorching water within the season as it will enhance immunity and stop many illnesses on the preliminary stage itself.
The Minister requested wardens and academics to present fast medical assist to the scholars affected by viral fevers.
He enquired concerning the vacancies within the hospitals situated within the Agency areas.
District Collector Okay. Dhanunjaya Reddy advised him that the administration had issued a notification for appointment of 9 pharmacists, 18 nurses, and 45 ANMs as early as potential.
“We are going to provide new vehicles for all the hospitals in the Agency area. The medical teams can move easily in the remote areas,” he added.
“We will also provide X-ray and other equipment to the hospitals. The patients need not go all the way to Srikakulam and other places for tests,” stated Mr. Srinivas.
The Minister expressed happiness over the preventive measures taken within the district.
Palakonda MLA V. Kalavati, ITDA Project Officer L. Siva Sankar, and District Medical and Health Officer S. Tirupati Rao accompanied the Minister.
Mr. Srinivas would go to numerous locations in Jiyammavalasa of Vizianagaram district on Wednesday.
Later, he would evaluation the medical and health circumstances with officers within the ITDA workplace at Parvatipuram, officers stated.