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240 Doctors, Paramedics staff to be at Commonwealth Games Village

Common Wealth Games News - Wednesday, August 11, 2010 8:04:48 AM

A team of 240 doctors and paramedic staff would be available round the clock at the Commonwealth Games village to tackle any medical emergency or outbreak of disease during the mega sporting event. All necessary arrangements have been made by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Delhi Government. During Commonwealth Games participants get poly clinic with all provisions like ultra sound, laboratory and imaging would be set up to provide medical facilities to all participants. General physicians, surgeons, dentists, physiotherapists, dieticians and other trained practitioners would be available at the Out Patient Department to be set up at the Games village.

Besides this each and every venue facilitate by a medical centre even competitive venues like media centre at Pragati Maidan and three designated hotels like  Ashoka, Samrat and Janpath where doctors and nurses would be available all time.
In case of situation like stampede a disaster management team has been prepared which going to tackle any outbreak of disease like Dengue, Swine Flu and more. Vaccination for H1N1 swine flu has been produced indigenously. Several steps have also been taken to prevent water, food and vector borne diseases through monitoring of water quality, food testing and vector surveillance.

Helpline Number: 1075 it will be available for people to inform about any emergency or outbreak of disease.
National Centre for Disease Control has been trained to handle any such emergency.

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