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Renovated Hemo-Dialysis center inaugurated at Wenlock hospital

Mangaluru: Newly renovated Hemo-Dialysis center was inaugurated at Wenlock hospital on Thursday.

Vidhansabha speaker Kagodu Timmappa inaugurated the center and said that priority must be given to cleanliness of hospital both inside and outside.

He also said that the money collected from the hospital must be used to give free treatment to poor patients.

Health minister U T Khader spoke and said that the peritoneal dialyses under Pilot project, in Mangaluru and Bengaluru have become successful and the government is thinking of extending the facilities to other states too.

ZP vice president Sathish Kumpala, DC Ibrahim, MUDA president Ibrahim Kodijal, Ullala Purasabha president Girija Y M. Health department director Vamadeva and others were present.

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Sentinel center proposed for malaria control: U T Khader

Mangaluru: The State government has proposed to have a sentinel surveillance centre for malaria, dengue and vector-borne diseases at the Government Wenlock Hospital here. The new centre is to further strengthen the mechanism for detection, treatment and mitigation of vector-borne diseases.

Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, Minister for Health and Family Welfare U.T. Khader said the sentinel surveillance centre would be set up by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) of the Union Health Ministry. The new centre would help in taking effective measures in malaria treatment and vector control.

Joint Director of NVBDCP Pradeep Srivasatava said the Government Wenlock Hospital has been treating a good number of patients diagnosed with malaria, dengue and chikungunya. At the sentinel centre, reports of patients will be analysed thoroughly to identify probable places where preventive action could be taken. Reports of these centres help in taking preventive steps, much before the outbreak of vector-borne diseases, he said.

Dr. Srivasatava said such sentinel centres have been set up places in the north east. It had been set up in Kalaburagi and few other places in north Karnataka.

“We will be considering the request of the State government to have the centre at Wenlock,” he said.
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Serving needy people is equal to serving God: U.T Khader

Mangaluru: Serving mentally challenged, under privilaged, poor and ailing people is the works that God likes. Consulting about their well being is the real humanity said state health and family welfare minister U.T Khader.

He was speaking in a program on the eve of Eid Ul Fitr organised at Snehalaya Psycho Social Rehabilitation center in Pavoor near Talapady by M Friends WhatsApp group.
Society doesnt mean we and our family. Responding to the last person of the society and mingling with them is our resposibility. It is a commendable job that Snehalaya is doing by providing rehabilitation to mentally challenged and under privilaged people. These kinds of programs are helpful towards building a strong nation he said.

Managing trustee of Snehalaya Joseph Crasta felicitated U.T Khader on behalf of M Freinds. A cheque was handed over to the trust. President of M Freinds presided over the program. Shahul Hameed Damam, former president of Jamiyathul Falah, Farooq Jubail, Younus, Sharif Sharjah, Ansar Bellare were present.
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Early intervention center at Wenlock in a month:U T Khader

Mangaluru: Minister for Health and Family Welfare U.T. Khader said here on Saturday that the district early intervention centre to treat children with disabilities will be opened at Government Wenlock Hospital here within a month.

Addressing presspersons, he said that children up to 18 years would be treated for free at the centre.

The government has identified 622 children with disabilities who require treatment in Dakshina Kannada.

It would also be the first such regional pediatric speciality centre in the State.

The centre would treat disabilities, disorders, defects and diseases under the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) and it aims at covering about 15 diseases under (birth) defect and disability.

He said that the children found with defects or symptoms of possible defects would be referred to the centre to start early treatment so that its severity could be reduced.

The Minister said that “stimulation technique” would be used to treat children like having visual defects and hearing defects and various specialists would offer their services at the centre.

H.R. Rajeshwari Devi, district surgeon and medical superintendent, Government Wenlock Hospital, said that the early intervention centre would be a day-care centre.

Those who required special operation would be taken to the Regional Advanced Pediatric Care Centre in the premises of the hospital. However, the RAPCC did not have facilities for heart operations.

“Children who require specialised cardiological treatment may avail treatment in RBSK empanelled hospitals in any part of the State,” Mr. Khader added.

He said that the early intervention centre would work like a single window agency to treat various diseases and defects of special children.

The Minister said that those above 18 years would be treated at the district disability and rehabilitation centre.

U.V. Shenoy, nodal officer, district early intervention centre was present.

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Car left behind in traffic jam: U T Khader arrives in Auto to a press meet

Mangaluru: The simple minister of State, health minister U.T.Khader broke the protocol by coming in auto to a press meet he had called and the reporters who were waiting for his red light car were stunned to see him getting down from an auto.

He went straight away to the press meet. And later when he was forced to reveal the secret he said that his car was stuck in traffic. But to reach on time to the meet, he hired a Rickshaw and came on time.

UT khader the minister of state stands different from the crowd through his simplicity. He works without rest even on Ramadan.
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Minister U.T Khader enjoys a day in mucky field with children

Ullala: It was a rare sight that the locals of Ullala witnessed on Sunday June 28. State health and women and children welfare minister U.T Khader became a part of the sports event that was played on the field near UBMC school in Perande here.  
On Sunday Ramakrishna school in Harekala, Konaje had organized kesarugadde aata (playing in the mucky field) for the children of Scouts and Guides. Khader was present in the program as a guest. But the organizers and the children insisted him to play with them. Khader agreed to the request and jumped into the field.

He took part in tug of war and enjoyed the sports. But in the second round as he along with the children pulled the rope, it snapped and Khader fell on the slushy field. His assistants and the organizers immediately helped him to get up from the muck. The scene provided enough enjoyment for the children.

Though a very busy man as a state minister the participation of U.T Khader in the traditional event made people feel good about the occasion. The presence of Khader on the field boosted the confidence of the children and they enjoyed the day thoroughly.

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U.T.Khader visits Kotepur Kodi in Ullal

Ullal: Minister U.T.Khader visited places in Ullal affected by sea corrosion. He said that temporary and permanent construction works are going on and fot the houses that are severely damaged he assured that he would speak with CM for rehabilitation.
He visited Mogaveerapatna, Kodi, Kotepura, Kaiko, Hilaria Nagar and Ucchila.

He said that Ullal is notified under Pilot Scheme. UPA government has taken measures to counter erosion from Talapadi to Karvar and Gujarat coastal. First stage break water construction work has already begun and it fuels the sea corrosion so it has been decided to change the model of work he informed.

He also assured that every probable measure would be taken to tackle the problem and if necessary help centers would be opened for public. He said that the problem is already brought to the notice of CM.

Ullala Nagarasabha president Girija Bai, VP Raziya, DC Sadashiva Prabhu, Tahasildar Jean Tavro, And others were present.
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U.T.Khader chairs a meeting with officials to discuss about Dengue fever

Bantwal: Dengue fever in Bantwal taluk is increasing; hundreds of people are affected by fever.  The respective departments of the local areas must note that the disease must not get spread and shall take proper measures to prevent the fever said, health minister U.T. Khader in Bantwal.

He also warned hotel owners and people who run business that water should not be stagnated in the localities. He ordered officers to take action against those who violate rules. He also said that the garbage thrown at public places are responsible for diseases like Dengue and Malaria.

The waste management in the taluk has completely failed. Drainage water is not flowing out properly. The officers are assuring of work but no waction has been taken in this regard accuses public.

  • Published in Bantwal
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