aid: Kerala offers medical care to evacuees from Ukraine | Thiruvananthapuram News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government would put in place a mechanism to provide specialized medical care – both physical and mental – to people returning from Ukraine.
Health Minister Veena George said on Thursday that the support mechanism was being prepared at all medical schools in the state. Those who wish to benefit from the service offered by the health department should contact the control rooms of the government medical schools. They would have preference for admission to Covid and non-Covid ICUS and paid services. Triage duty physicians and causal duty physicians would be put on standby in the event of an emergency. The service of dedicated nurses would be provided and an ambulance service would be made available
The health problems of people coming from Ukraine would be taken care of by the community medicine wing. Psychological help would be offered to those who needed it. People looking for advice should contact Disha via the free numbers 104 and 1056.
The minister said that a mechanism has been put in place at all airports to check the health status of those coming from Ukraine. Sanitary counters have been installed at airports for this purpose. Medical assistance would be provided to those who need it when being screened at airports and also to those who seek such help themselves.

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