Plateau Releases N95m For Ebola Control

On 04/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

The Plateau State Government has released N95m to control the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in the state.
 The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Fom Dakwak, stated this in Jos on Thursday while inaugurating some vehicles purchased for the prevention and control of EVD.
He said the vehicles were for transporting items and equipment from isolation centres to the quarantine area.
According  to him, the ambulance is going to be equipped with life-saving facilites comprising an installed patient monitor machine for observing blood pressure, respiratory blood pressure, respiratory rate, blood oxygen control and a host of other things.
The commissioner said that other equipment such as eficient pump to control the hydration level pump which automatically sets the intravenous fluid to contol electroyte imbalances would also be installed in the vehicle.
Dakwak, however, said that the ambulance would only be used to transfer critically ill patents even after the Ebola phases out, but  that it would not be used for the transportation of corpes 

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