THARPARKAR: 278 infants broke down to malnutrition in last 100 days.
According to media reports, Tharparkar has had 100 most worst days in the history as infant death tall raised to 278. The nastiest famine has incarcerated the people of Tharparkar in particular the infants are perishing every passing day as a result of inadequate medical facilities, insufficient food and unavailability of clean water to drink.
As per last reports 4 more little kids died at civil hospital in Mithi. As many as six children had died due to malnutrition, pneumonia and other diseases in drought-hit Tharparkar on Friday. The most affected areas are Mithi, Chhachhro, Islamkot, Nangarparkar and other areas of the Tharparkar district, where infant death has become an everyday norm.
Tragically, death toll is increasing more than ever after the onset of winter, as they are being badly affected by chest infections, like pneumonia. On the directives of Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, 30 doctors and 16 ambulances had been dispatched to different hospitals of the district. Director General Health department, Syed Hassan Murad Shah, reassessed health condition after reaching Civil Hospital Mithi and allocated 30 doctors at different hospital of Thar. DG Health while speaking to media said that practical measures were being taken for providing potable water, quality of education, in addition to providing health facilities to the drought hit people.