WHO Provides Medical Supplies for Flood Areas of Balochistan


by Seemab Chaudhary

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The World Health Organization WHO hands over $800 Million worth medical supplies for the many districts of Balochistan that were affected by the flood. Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani lauds WHO for medical supplies for the devastating situation in Pakistan.

He visited the WHO office and said “the organization should focus on providing clean water and food to the flood-affected areas. The world health organization put efforts to protect people from epidemics and diseases in affected areas were commendable.”

He also shared the thought that “a special health committee has been established on the request of the WHO chief and the committee would work with the advice of the organization and play a key role in providing basic health services to the people of Pakistan and especially in Balochistan.”

WHO has contributed a great effort in handing over the health facilities to those areas where people are struggling to be alive. Diseases and basic needs out those at risk.

The necessary medical equipment provided by the WHO are bikes, X-rays, medicines, ambulances, machines, etc.

For the Chagai district of Balochistan, WHO hands over a special medical facility, meaning ambulance and bikes to let the people survive this natural disaster. Outbreaks of different diseases like Dengue, Diarrhea, and Dengue outbreaks.

Dr. Pulitha Gunrathna said that WHO was working to eliminate malnutrition among children, adding “we are trying to provide all possible assistance to Pakistan in this difficult time. The most important phase that we should focus on is rehabilitation”.

The fifth flight from Oman is on the way for the people affected in flood-hit areas in different parts of Pakistan. These goods include tents, food items, and blankets.

The Asian Development Bank ADB is also working to give the package of goods and rehabilitation for the people in flood-hit areas. The ABD also wants to work with other international agencies to rebuild the lives of more than 33 million people in this disaster.