Monday, September 10, 2012

Vietnam: Bac Kan: Na Ri Medical Center active against influenza A (H5N1) in humans

07:27 '10/09/2012 (GMT +7)
Before the complex evolution of avian influenza type A (H5N1) occurred in Cho Don district and a suspected outbreak of avian influenza occurred in early September last in Khuoi village Mi, Huu Falls, Center Na Ri district health are urgently implement measures in response to pandemic influenza A (H5N1) can infect humans.

Although no formal conclusions about the cause of mass death of her family poultry Ha Thi Vi, villages Khuoi Mi, Huu Falls, however, with the motto "room", District Health Centre Na Ri rapidly deploy technical measures, preparedness for pandemic influenza A (H5N1) in humans.
Na Ri district health officials testing supplies, medical equipment for the prevention of influenza A (H5N1) in humans.
Na Ri district health officials testing supplies, medical equipment for the prevention of influenza A (H5N1) in humans.
District health center was conducted to review all of the medical equipment, supplies, medication treatment, chemical disinfection, disinfection ... for the service area and the initial treatment for patients with suspected influenza A (H5N1). Accordingly, the Division of Preventive Medicine of the Centre will be the fundamental forces, with the task of determining the service area, to implement zoning measures epidemic. Along with that, promptly proceed with the content of the signs of suspected influenza patients from baseline to treatment.

Dr. Nong Van Doan captain of Preventive Medicine, Medical Center Na Ri said: Perform the direction of the Steering Committee for the prevention and control of disease in livestock and poultry of the district, Team Y Prophylactic good collaboration with the Veterinary Station and local facilities, implement zoning measures to stamp service, carried out the destruction of poultry suspected influenza A (H5N1).

Parallel with the epidemic, district health centers to promote the propagation of anti-influenza A (H5N1) from poultry to humans to all residential areas in the district, especially xã Hữu Thác where are the avian flu suspected. 

[Map of Hữu Thác - North along China Border, most likely clade]
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Propagate content to people, mainly focusing on the recommendations of the Ministry of Health such as: personal hygiene, environmental hygiene, wash hands with soap, wearing a mask ... which, particular emphasis on coordination with the district's education sector, media deployment for schools in the district. Through it, popular for students of the measures to prevent the remote service.

Grassroots health workers and village health workforce is organized professional training on how to detect the symptoms of influenza A (H5N1) infected with influenza. Thereby, in order to detect accurate and timely information to higher levels, which measures a decent capacity and treatment.

For prevention, prevention, district health center was the establishment of treatment, rapid response team, the mobility ..., perform visual mode 24/24 hours, aiming to develop detect and handle any situations that may occur. Dr. Hoang Van Bay, director of the Center for Health Na Ri said: In addition to the communication, education and health for people and units also prepare adequate number of medicines used for the treatment of , chemicals CloraminB, airless room service and other medical supplies consumed in the work of prevention. At the same time, to advise the District Steering Committee, plan and set up field hospital outbreaks.

Can confirm that the, health sector Norway Ri District has prepared plans for defense against influenza A (H5N1) remotely and ready to respond, ensuring the well managing situations when influenza A ( H5N1) in humans occurred in the district. /.

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