Residents dwelling close to Bhagtanwala dump for conducting well being camp

Residents dwelling close to Bhagtanwala dump for conducting well being camp

Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, Could 11

Residents of localities close to Bhagtanwala dump met MC Well being officers and ask them to conduct well being camp for the residents of space.

Workplace-bearers of Bhagatwala dump Sanji Sangharsh Committee acknowledged {that a} demand was made a number of instances earlier than the Municipal Company of Amritsar to arrange a medical camp within the space. “On April 27, when Company Well being Officer Yogesh Sharma visited Bhagtawala dump, Naval Chawla, head of the Sanjhi Sangharsh Committee, reiterated their demand for a medical camp and stated the entire space was dealing with well being points.

On the demand of residents, the MC’s well being officer has requested the Civil Surgeon on this regard. He wrote to supply, Common, dermatologist, ophthalmologist and chest specialist for the medical camp. The drugs will even be given freed from value.

Sanjay Sharma, normal secretary Sanji Sangharsh Committee stated, “Poisonous fumes and air pollution from dumping floor make nearly each family sick. Dump dust causes breeding of mosquitoes, flies, rats, cockroaches and different bugs. Some ailments like malaria, dengue, fever are quite common within the inhabitants dwelling close to the dump. Many harmful gases are always emitting from the dump. Based on research, the continual inhalation of methane gasoline by people reduces the physique’s immunity. Methane additionally trigger nausea, vomiting, irritation of the nostril and throat and respiratory infections. As well as, heavy metals cut back lung operate in people, rising the chance of bronchial asthma and lung most cancers”.

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