New Delhi: Bhartiya Janta Party-led national government has come in action owing to the breakout of dengue situation in Uttar Pradesh. Centre has rushed high-level teams to assess and manage dengue situation. These teams were sent to various districts including Firozabad, Agra and Etawah.
Health Ministry deputes high-level multi-disciplinary team
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to depute a high-level multi-disciplinary team for Uttar Pradesh. The team will collaborate with the State Health Authorities in instituting public health measures for Dengue management in Firozabad, Agra and Etawah districts.
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Dr VK Chaudhary heads the team
The 6 member Central team to UP comprises of experts drawn from the National Centre for Disease Control, National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi. The team is headed by Dr. VK Chaudhary, Sr RD, Regional Office of Health and Family Welfare, Lucknow.
The team shall work closely with the State Health Departments, take a stock of on ground situation and recommend necessary public health interventions to manage the increasing cases of Dengue being reported by the State.