Interview of DCO Badin Kazim Jatoi over destruction in Badin after flash flooding
During an interview DCO of Badin tells that about 1.4 million people are affected due to flash flooding in Badin; it has caused damage to crops, livestock and education. There are health issues and food shortage. He says, “We have directed vet nary department for vaccination of animals, mobile teams are working for health on BHU level. For food shortage different organizations are helping. Work will increase in Badin as soon as the water level decreases”.
Hepatitis spreads in district Kamber shahdadkot
Residents of village Solangi complain that after flood many people are suffering from hepatitis, people have taken treatments but they get cured on temporary basis. Dr. Hula Ram Registrar and physician of Chandka medical college Larkana explains that, “There are 6 types of hepatitis, 15% to 18% population of Sindh is suffering for hepatitis, government is providing free treatment for hepatitis , people should consult nearest health facility for treatment”.
Safety measures and treatment of “Piles”
A disease “Piles” (bawaseer) is spreading in our society. Specialist Dr. Tariq Akhtar explains, “ this disease occurs when the patient keeps sitting for a long period of time, spicy food, oily food and smoking are also the causes this disease. It causes bleeding and it is also very painful. People must take proper medical treatment and avoid spicy food to get rid of this disease”.
Interview of EDO health about health issues after flood in Badin
After flash flooding in Badin people are suffering from various infections due to infected water. During an interview Dr. Abdul Sattar explains, “WHO is playing a key role in collaboration, health departments and district governments have assigned duties of doctors especially eye specialists and skin specialists who are serving 12 to 14 hours a day Venom vaccine is available in case of snake bite. Equipment is available for treatment”.
Condition of flood affected BHU in Layyah
The BHU in Bail Bushrawala was damaged due to broken bund in Layyah. Now it is shifted to a small quarter near pull dhol wala. People complain that they are having problems in travelling because it is far from their area. Medical officer BHU says, “there is less space and the quarter is kacha due to lack of health facilities patients are not properly examined. If there is no flood this year BHU will shift again to the same place after Eid.”