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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Sangrur health centre sealed for dumping waste in open


Sangrur health centre sealed for dumping waste in open

Parvesh Sharma

Tribune News Service

Sangrur, July 8

The Sangrur administration led by Subdivisional Magistrate (SDM) Avikesh Gupta today sealed a healthcare centre in Badrukhan village after finding it guilty of throwing medical waste near the road overbridge (ROB) from where ‘chitta’ addicts allegedly picked up syringes.

Of the total 13 addicts, only four chitta addicts, including two HIV and two hepatitis C positive, have got admitted to the hospital. The administration has started counselling of all addicts in the area to get them admitted to the Sangrur Civil Hospital de-addiction centre.

“We have sealed a private care centre in Badrukhan as its authorities were throwing medical waste near the ROB. We have also sent the degree of its owner to the Sangrur Civil Surgeon for verification. If the degree is found to be fake, we will also get an FIR registered against him,” said SDM Gupta.

After The Tribune highlighted the availability of chitta and testing of HIV positive of an addict on July 6, the Sangrur administration has got 12 addicts admitted to the hospital. Of these, four are HIV positive and suffering from hepatitis C, three are only HIV positive and four others have hepatitis C.

The panicked families of addicts are demanding their forcible admission to the hospital as they suspect that more youngsters are suffering from HIV and hepatitis.

“I know they would never get themselves admitted. So we request the administration to depute policemen if the need arises in order to get them admitted,” said a relative of an HIV positive chitta addict.

The administration has also organised a medical check-up camp in Badrukhan village and conducted tests of many suspects. “Our teams conducted counselling of all HIV, hepatitis C positive and other chitta addicts, but only four have got admitted while others are unwilling to do so. We are trying to convince them,” SDM Gupta said.

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