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KARACHI: Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) the country’s known tertiary medical care institution has rushed two medical teams to the flood-affected areas as a part to provide relief to the vulnerable and affected populations.
A full-fledged medical team is based in Uthal of Lasbela district comprising doctors, specialists and para-medical staff who attended to patients and provided them treatment on the spot.
Patients were mostly suffering from malaria, diarrhea, respiratory infection, fever, and diabetes. blood pressure. trauma and gastrological disorders. The immediate medical cover was provided to them and required medicines were also distributed on the spot.
Another team with the same composition of doctors, specialists, and support staff has traveled to Sukkur and Larkana regions. Turn out of the affected population in this region was massive.
Most of the patients who reported were found suffering from dengue, skin ailments, high fever, anaemia, and gastrological disorders.
SIUT has always responded whenever national calamities struck the country. Teams were sent in 2010 floods and earthquakes which rocked the country in 2005.