Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dinesh Gundu. File

Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dinesh Gundu. File
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Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dinesh Gundu Rao visited villages in Hanur taluk of Chamarajanagar district the place some children are suffering from a rare skin disease.

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Accompanied by Hanur MLA, Manjunath, and former MLA, R. Narendra, and Health division officers, the Minister on Friday visited Kuratti Hosur and Bhadraiyyanahalli within the taluk.

At Bhadraiyyanahalli, the Minister visited the household of a kid who’s suffering from the disease and enquired with the members of the family since when the disease was troubling the kid. Mr. Gundu Rao additionally spoke to them in regards to the therapy and the medicines prescribed.

The Minister later visited Kuratti Hosur the place a woman is suffering from the disease and picked up particulars from the district well being officers on the therapy being offered to her.

Locals urged the Minister to increase monetary assist to the households of the sufferers suffering from the skin disease. Responding to the demand, the Minister stated the federal government would handle the therapy, and steps would even be taken for offering monetary help to the households.

Later, chatting with reporters, the Minister stated three villages in Hanur taluk had reported the disease and a medical crew was despatched to search out out the trigger.

“Before coming to the villages, I collected particulars on the disease from district officers. The disease was additionally reported in different districts. All measures are being taken towards the disease,” he stated.

On returning to Bengaluru, the Minister stated he would talk about with officers on extending help to the affected households from the federal government. It had change into a matter of great concern for the households for the reason that disease was affecting their children.

The Minister additionally stated that the folks have been being educated on the steps to be taken for stopping the disease and the exams that have been to be undertaken throughout being pregnant.

The Minister later met folks suffering from sickle cell anaemia on the Kollegal visitor home.

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