Service of 60 beds set up at LUH for the treatment of people affected by the floods


HYDERABAD – Medical Director of Liaquat Teaching Hospital (LUH), Dr. Abdul Hafeez Abro, said a special 60-bed ward has been set up for patients from flood-affected areas. The MS said this while issuing guidelines to doctors and paramedics during his visit to the special ward and OPD set up for those affected by the floods on Sunday.

Dr. Abdul Hafeez Abro also checked the presence of doctors and other staff. On this occasion, the MS gave orders for immediate action against those absent and latecomers. He said that due to recent rains and floods, there had been a rapid increase in the number of dengue virus patients, for whom a separate ward was established at the hospital and Dr Muhammad Ali Qaimkhani , RMO, was appointed focal point.

Doctors, nurses and paramedics were asked to be present around the clock in the dengue ward while supplies of drugs and mosquito nets were also ensured, Dr Abro said. He added that ambulances had also been made available to transport critically ill patients from the relief camp to hospital. Later, the MS also visited the CCTV control room and reviewed the ongoing treatment facilities at the hospital. Administrative Director Abdul Sattar Jatoi, Senior Doctors Shahid Islam Junejo, Kashif Memon, Shaukat Ali Lakho, Dr. Niaz Babar of Jamshoro Hospital and others were also present on the occasion.


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