Medical lounges set up at Sultanpur Lodhi prove boon for pilgrims

DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH

To impart world class health services to the pilgrims visiting the holy city, special medical lounges have been set up by the health department at various locations in Sultanpur Lodhi town. The medical lounges have proved to be boon for the visitors as a total of 7852 visitors have been provided with the medical help along with the free of cost medicines.

Divulging more details, Civil Surgeon Dr Jasmeet Kaur said that three medical lounges have been set up in the city where a team comprising 1000 paramedical staff and doctors is working round the clock and every day around 700 patients are being attended by these teams. She added that so far the team has provided OPD services to the 7852 patients besides 122 IPD patients out of which 34 have been refereed to the government hospitals for further treatment. The civil surgeon further added that people are mainly complaining about Blood Pressure, fever, diabetes, Sour throat and Coughing issues, who are getting expert advice from the doctors and medicines are being given to them. She said that a total of 5293 patients have been attended in the first medical lounge similarly 1559 and 1000 patients have been provided with the medical facilities at all three medical lounges.

(editor@dailyworld.in)

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