Saturday, Date: Mar 25, 2023 Time: 7:23 am

Civil Surgeon reviews various health programs, schemes

Mohali : Civil Surgeon Dr. Adarshpal Kaur held a monthly review meeting with the District Program Officers and SMO’ and instructed them for more effective implementation of various health programs and schemes.
CS while emphasizing on the prevention of dengue, malaria, chikungunya and other diseases that mostly occur in the rainy season, asked all the officials to make people more aware about the symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment of these diseases and step up house-to-house anti-dengue drive.
Dr Adarshpal Kaur said although the cases of dengue fever are very less this year compared to last year, still vigilance is very important.
Dr. Adarshpal Kaur also asked the officials to make the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign a success and took stock of the preparations of ‘Aam Aadmi Clinics’ starting from August 15.
The civil surgeon specifically directed the doctors not to prescribe medicines which are available at outside chemist shops. She further said that patients should be given medicines from the hospital pharmacy itself.
Health officials were asked to pay special attention towards cleanliness in the hospitals as well.
She further added that corruption or bribery in any government hospital or institution will not be tolerated at all.
Assistant Civil Surgeon Dr. Renu Singh, Deputy Medical Commissioner Dr. Parvinder Pal and other senior medical officers etc. were present in the meeting.

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