Programme to tackle monsoon diseases

Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: A full-fledged preventive health programme will be launched in the district with the support of the Union Treatment Department and the Ayurveda Medical Association of India to combat monsoon-related infectious diseases.

The details of the programme were chalked out at a meeting held at the District Collectorate here on Saturday. P. K. Venugopal, District Medical Officer, presided over the meeting.

The first of the district-level medical camps in this regard would be inaugurated at the Changortahu grama panchayat office on July 5.


Round-the-clock clinics would be opened at Kozhikode District Ayurveda Hospital, Payyoli Taluk Ayurveda Hospital, besides the Nochad, Cheruvannur, Thalayad, Balussery and Vadakara hospitals to deal with monsoon-related diseases. Special out-patient facility would be available on Wednesdays for patients suffering from infectious diseases at the ayurveda dispensaries.

For assistance, the public can contact Health Services personnel on the numbers 9447072223, 944639028, or 9446952074.

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