The General Secretary PPP Sindh Chapter Taj Haider who is nominated by the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah to supervise the relief activities at drought affected areas of Tharparkar district has said that a huge stock of qualitative wheat has been made available by Sindh Government and the work for supplying wheat and providing health facilities to the famine victimize people have been started with free of cost. In his report, Mr. Taj Haider said that a big number of transporters have been engaged in this task. He said that in addition to 08 mobiles medical teams already working in the field, 08 doctors are being sent by Dr Adeeb-ul-Hassan Rizvi and many others doctors by Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) to provide prompt medical treatment to the needy patients. He said that the Sindh Government has decided to establish Medical Camp at each Taluka Hospital of Tharparkar for which doctors and Para-medics from Provincial Health Department were in the way to the affected areas besides, medicines, nutrition supplement and incubators are also being arranged. He said that full medial cover is being provided to all the patients admitted in the district hospital Mithi. However he made it clear that none of them is mal nutrition case. But there are cases of pneumonia, meningitis and diarrhea but general mal nutrition level has reduced resistance to combat diseases. He said that only in the month of Feb increase in death has been reported. Mr. Taj Haider informed that in addition provide medical cover to people, 15 veterinary mobile vaccination teams form Live Stock Department and 8 veterinary doctors from Thar deep an NGO are operating in drought affected areas, attending 50,000 animals parday while 500,000 more more vaccine vials have been called and to reach here at Mithi by next Friday. Besides, many trucks filled with fodder have been arrived and same is being distributed in the areas.
Mr. Taj Haider said that monitoring and vigilance committees comprised of AC, Mukhtiyarkar representative from Food Department have been set up at Taluka level while MPA of the areas Mr. Mahesh Kumar Malani and Dadan Hingoro along with PPP office bearers, Notable reported form NGO were also are on the committee who are activity working in the relief works. He said that he has made marathon meetings with the administration of Health, Live Stock Departments PDMA, NGO Thardeep and others to boost-up the relief activities. Mr. Taj Haider also appreciated the other agencies like Pakistan Army for participating in relief activities and assured that all interested individuals and organization would be provided full administrative support.
Source : Press Secretary to Chief Minister Sindh