Necessary medical supplies, including drugs were sent to Dolpa via helicopter on Sunday realizing the need of local residents.
Three rural municipalities of upper Dolpa had sought medical support after flu-like symptoms were detected among the local folks. Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) had published news about an outbreak of fever and sneezing among the folks of Dolpobuddha, Chharkarangson and Shey-Foksundo rural municipalities.
After the outbreak of such symptoms, the three rural municipalities in a joint statement had sought medical support.
Janajati Development Center chairperson Kyalpo Thapa Bhote shared that 230-kg emergency medicines purchased with the assistance of Altitude Project, two sets of oxygen concentrators provided by the Department of Health through District Health Office and medical support received from HICAP were sent to the center of Shey-Foksundo rural municipality, Saldang.
Likewise, 800 sets of Hepatitis B vaccines received as a support from Dolpo Tulku Charitable Foundation and other medicines were sent to another center Dho Tarap.
Similarly, 100 each COVID antigen kits were also sent to two rural municipalities. ---
Source: National News Agency Nepal