In order to control the menace of Measles in the Panvel Municipal Corporation, (PMC) jurisdiction, the civic body has joined hands with eleven private hospitals to carry out a special campaign to provide treatment for Measles-Rubella patients from December 15 to December 25.
In addition, the civic body with the help of nursing college students, Asha workers, and ANM, a house-to-house survey of measles-rubella will be conducted. The civic chief Ganesh Deshmukh directed officials during a meeting held on December 14.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Sachin Pawar, Chief Medical Health Officer in charge Dr. Rehana Mujawar, Dr. Pandit, Dr. Bhoite, Dr. Chandak along with medical officers of six civil primary health centers, city task force members, Asha workers, ANM, GNM, municipal officials, and staff were present for this meeting.
In this meeting, the special coordinator of the World Health Organization Dr. Arun Katkar guided the attendees on the 'Measles Preventive Measures Scheme'. Also, a member of the city task force, an eminent doctor, assured cooperate with the municipal corporation.
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