Dengue increasing, upazila health complex in shortage of medicine

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Dengue patients have increased at a geometric rate in Dumki of Patuakhali. On the other hand, dengue patients coming to the 31-bed health complex of the upazila are not getting the required services. Required number of IVs This situation has arisen due to lack of saline, dengue detection insect and medical equipment. According to health complex sources, treatment of dengue patients in Dumki is being disrupted due to shortage of NS-1 kits and IV saline. Several dengue patients admitted to the hospital complained that they were suffering and had to be diagnosed at high cost in various private diagnostic centers. Ivy saline is also bought from the pharmacy and used. When asked about this, Upazila Health Complex Nursing Incharge Papri Sutar said that 4 types of saline are required for dengue patients. Of these, Hartmann’s solution is out of supply, nine percent of normal saline, five percent of normal saline, DNS and five percent of DA saline have also been exhausted. No saline on hand to give on Wednesday (August 2). Upazila Health Complex RMO GM Enamul Haque said that 143 people came to the hospital after being infected in July this year. Among them, 25 people were hospitalized on Tuesday (August 1). District Civil Surgeon Dr. SM Kabir Hasan told Bangladesh Pratidin that Upazila Health and P.P. Talking to the official and taking action now.

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