On the directives of Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, the Director-General Health Dr. Masood Ahmed Solangi has issued precautions for an anticipated heatwave in Karachi.
He has asked Director Health Services Karachi and all DHOs of Karachi Division to put into effect 24/7 emergency in all hospitals and fitness centers and not to allow any depart to a scientific and paramedical body of workers from 1-3 May, adding to growing medical and paramedical body of workers where needed maximum. DG Health Sindh Dr. Masood Solangi additionally directed to set up special wards with the availability of air conditioning, ice, turbines, water supply, and essential drug treatments to handle any emergency if it occurred.
He similarly requested them to provide a well-equipped ambulance service and conduct a health consciousness marketing campaign to create awareness of the problem. ‘ It is a matter of human lives, so special care should be taken in this regard, and no lethargic attitude may be tolerated in this regard,’ he concluded. HOW TO PROTECT FROM HEATSTROKE: The term ‘heatstroke’ has become a nightmare for the citizens after several human beings succumbed to the sweltering warmness delivered approximately with the aid of the unrelenting warm weather in Karachi along with maximum components of Sindh in 2015.
Once once more, the sweltering climate is likely to engulf Karachi from May 1st to May three. Here are a couple of dependable hints on how you may prevent a warmness stroke. A warmth stroke is a situation marked by fever and frequently by way of unconsciousness. It results from the failure of the frame’s temperature-regulating mechanism while uncovered to excessively high temperatures.
The recent warmth wave throughout Sindh has taken many lives and brought about heat associated accidents as well. The significance of this tip cannot be understated. Make positive that now not simplest do you drink enough quantities of water and preserve a healthful water consumption (including eight glasses day by day) and devour ingredients that contain enough water in them. Examples should encompass juicy fruits, which include watermelon, grapes, mangoes or salads, etc.