Bhopal , May 7,2017 : Dr. Gaurishankar Shejwar, Forest Minister, Madhya Pradesh Government dedicated two ambulances worth Rs 30 lakhs from MLA-fund on Saturday, May 6, 2017, While a fully furnished ambulance worth Rs 18 lakhs was entrusted to Raisen District Hospital another worth Rs 12 lakh was entrusted to Gairatganj community health centre.
Dr. Shejwar said that the Deendayal Vananchal Seva Samiti is working with the Health and Woman and Child Development Department to remove malnutrition and for regular health examination, diagnosis and treatment of people from far-flung areas. Its positive outcome has started coming in. Dr. Shejwar said that the Forest Department has taken up the cudgels to provide security engaged in to protect forest and wildlife.
Now no death from malaria
Dr. Shejwar said that three years back a few children had died of malaria in far-flung areas of Harda district as health facilities could not reach there. Following this, training of Malaria examination and treatment supported by the Health Department was imparted to forest employees and officers. Since then there has been no death due to Malaria due to prompt availability of trained forest workers.
Nil Infant Mortality Rate
Dr. Shejwar said that in 40 villages of Sanchi development block, Shiv Gomti Jan-Kalyan Samiti is working for regular health examination of pregnant women and secure institutionalised delivery with the support of the Health Department. Today the Infant- Maternal Mortality Rate is nil. This committee is also working for the removal of anaemia in girls and malnutrition.