53 PHCs to be converted into fever clinics

  • | Saturday | 28th March, 2020

Bosky Khanna ByExpress News ServiceBENGALURU: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and health department officials have started converting all 53 primary health centres under Palike limits into fever clinics.BBMP Commissioner BH Anil Kumar told The New Indian Express that the decision was taken after Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar announced setting up of fever clinics. “All urban PHCs will be converted into fever clinics as part of crisis management,” Kumar said. Both the BBMP and health department have decided to rope in teachers working under the education department to form 100 primary and 900 secondary connecting teams. Orders to form the teams were issued on Thursday evening by Chief Secretary TM Vijay Bhaskar and the Palike started work on Friday. There will be one head for every 20 teams and they will report to the health department commissioner.

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