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Doctors to get online training for treating black fungus cases in Uttar Pradesh

UP govt has directed authorities to immediately connect all medical colleges, CMOs and other physicians involved in treatment with SGPGIMS to facilitate necessary medical training for them.

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Lucknow Published on: May 16, 2021 16:13 IST
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Doctors to get online training for treating black fungus cases in UP.

 

Doctors in Uttar Pradesh will be given online training in the treatment of black fungus.

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed authorities to immediately connect all medical colleges, chief medical officers (CMOs) and other physicians involved in treatment with Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) to facilitate necessary medical training for them.

The concerned officials to coordinate with the advisory committee of state level health experts immediately to formulate and release the necessary guidelines for its treatment.

To overcome the challenges posed by the rising number of black fungus cases, the state government has formed a 12-member Covid-19 associated to the mucormyocosis (CAM) management team of SGPGI.

The team will be responsible for forming Rapid Response Teams (RRTs), making treatment protocol, ensuring availability of medicines and database of cases, creation of more teams in state medical colleges and hospitals, sensitization of healthcare workers for early diagnosis and management of cases as per ICMR guidelines, as well as making recommendations to reduce panic among public and health care workers.

The high-risk groups for black fungus are Covid-19 patients, patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (DM), Type 2 DM patients on high steroids therapy, patients receiving Immuno-suppressive therapy and patients in ICU for a long time, on oxygen therapy and with high ferritin.

The Yogi Adityanath government has directed officials to proactively engage in the efforts to fight black fungus so as to prevent it from acquiring serious proportions in the state in future.

It has said that the availability of essential medicines must be ensured, noting that arrangements should be made for both prevention and treatment of the disease.

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