Health officials directed to be on high alert during elections

05:26 PM Apr 24, 2018 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: The Health and Family Welfare Department has coordinated all districts and taluk health authorities to be on high alarm till the completion of the elections and go to expeditiously to the requirements of election faculty, including security staff. 


Health and Family Welfare Secretary Ajay Seth has coordinated the offices incharge for 104 health advisory services and 108 emergency response services to sharpen their work force to take care of calls from election staff immediately. 

Medication packs ought to be made accessible to election work force. One kit ought to be given to each election party separated from 10% additional kit to the Returning Officers by May 5 for incorporation in the polling material. 

Each election corner ought to be mapped to the closest government health facility and contact details in-charge medicinal officer ought to be given to the Returning Officer. A group involving three doctors, five nurses and two pharmacist and an ambulance should to be situated at each mustering and checking focus. The group ought to have basic drugs and diagnostic equipment with it.


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