Hospitals in the state of Uttar Pradesh are told to keep medical supplies on hand to treat diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak ordered doctors and paramedical staff to remain available for 24 hours in the hospital to treat viral, dengue, chikungunya, and other diseases . He said that there is no shortage of drugs in government hospitals .

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), November 24: According to a government statement, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak ordered the team of doctors and paramedical staff to remain available for 24 hours in the hospital to treat viral, dengue, chikungunya, and other diseases, and that the Officers should keep checking the stock in the hospital regularly.Make arrangements for appropriate antibiotics and herbal remedies to be used in the hospital for fever prevention.Doctors prescribe the medications that are available in the hospital to the patients, according to UP Deputy CM, who also directed the medical teams to put their attention on stocking up of medicines for heart, diabetes, and blood pressure to ensure that there is no shortage of medications in the event of an accident.The patients should have the remedies for at least 15 days or more.

In the winter, patients find it difficult to go to the hospital.Take special care of the patients' wellbeing in the cold, he said.He said that there is no shortage of drugs in government hospitals.UP Medical Supplies Corporation is providing medication to all hospitals as per their requirements.

He also recommended that medicines be kept out of reach of children.So there is a possibility of spoilage of medicines as the clock approaches expiry.Not only that, hospitals where the expiry date of drugs is approaching, they can send medications to other hospitals to prevent the spoilage of drugs, he said.

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