PESHAWAR: fitness Minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan has stated that authorities is making efforts on battle footing for prevention of cutaneous leishmaniasis within the province and a unique mobile has been set up to cope with the outbreak of the skin disorder.

in step with a handout issued right here on Wednesday, so far 21,258 cases of leishmaniasis were said in the course of the province which includes 19,072 from tribal districts.

In his message, Dr Hisham stated that there has been no want to fear about that sort of sickness as it become curable.

. He stated that government might make certain that every affected person laid low with leishmaniasis changed into given right remedy except taking sensible measures for prevention of the ailment within the affected areas.

The minister stated that WHO also provided 9,500 vials of injections for remedy of the patients. He said that special centres were hooked up at sentinel sites wherein patients had been being treated underneath the hints of WHO inside the affected districts.

He stated that girl medical examiners and fitness teams had been also growing recognition amongst humans within the affected areas to sensitise them to undertake precautionary measures. He added that nearby authorities had been additionally conducing fogging and supplying mattress nets to humans in the affected areas.

The minister stated that officials concerned were directed to shop for medicines from the nearby marketplace on want foundation for remedy of the pores and skin disease. He stated that for reporting and early response to leishmaniasis cases, a cell become installation that might remain useful 24 hours in the health secretariat, Peshawar.

Dr Hisham stated that every one district health officers and clinical superintendents of the hospitals were directed to make sure presence of dermatologists and nurses spherical the clock in all district headquarters hospitals. He said it become top precedence of the authorities to offer great and brief fitness services to all the sufferers.

published in sunrise, February 14th, 2019