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High Level Central Health Team reaches Tamil Nadu to support State in public health measures


High Level Central Health Team reaches Tamil Nadu to support State in public health measures .


A high level Central Public Health Team from the Health Ministry has reached Tamil Nadu yesterday to extend all possible support and assistance to the State Government during the present flood situation. The seven-member team will conduct rapid health assessment of the flood hit areas and advice the State on public health measures. .


The Central Team met the Health Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu and other officers of the State Health Department today morning and held detailed deliberations on the flood situation and public health action that is required for prevention and control of communicable diseases. .


The Central Team has regrouped itself into three teams and is visiting flood affected areas, including the health facilities. The team is accompanied by officials from State Health Department and the Chennai Municipal Corporation. .


There is no report of any outbreak of water borne or vector borne diseases at present. .


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First Published: Mon, December 07 2015. 00:20 IST