August 20, 2016

Medical officers provide healthcare in flood zones

Director-General Dr Soe Lwin Nyein of the Public Health Department visited Pwintbyu Township People’s Hospital on 9 August to inspect damage to the medical store and supervise health care services in Uyinkyit and Konzaung villages. Officials of the department also made field trips to townships in Bago, Magway, Ayeyawady and Sagaing regions and Rakhine State to prove health care services to flood victims. Practitioners from the Traditional Medicine Department also treated residents in Haka Township, Chin State, MraukU Township in Rakhine State, Kalay Township in Sagaing Region and Pwintbyu Township in Magway Region and delivered medicines from Great Wall traditional medicine industry to the local people. Up to 8 August, the Public Health Department has presented 232 containers of bleach powder, 3,430 mosquito nets, 28,800 chlorine tablets, 30 DHF test kits, 6,700 commodes and other relief items to the flood-affected areas.


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