Action against quack doctors in Larkana

Larkana: The Deputy Commissioner Javed Ali Jagirani has ordered conducting raids over the clinics of quacks operating illegally in entire Larkana district for which committees on taluka level be also constituted.

He said concerned THOs and DSPs must be included in such committees along with officials of other departments so that proper legal action could be taken to wipe out menace of quackery from Larkana district. He said due to these unlawful quacks precious human lives are lost which will never be tolerated anymore.

Jagirani said that courts can also be approached in this connection so that this bad job is eliminated for which we need to evolve a clear cut policy. DC said he will talk to higher police officers in this connection to help so that strict action could be taken against this evil. He was presiding over a meeting in his office on Wednesday in which ADHO Dr. Fattah Bughio, Assistant Commissioner Masood Bhutto and others also took part.

The meeting also discussed at length the Polio campaign which is to kick off on 14-16 September, 2015. It was decided to form teams who will be provided proper security for administering anti-polio drops to under 5 five years children in all the areas of the district for which a micro plan will be prepared.

DC directed that officials from education, revenue & social welfare departments should be included in the teams along with female staff. He said complete date should be prepared of the vaccinated children and it should be ensured that no kid is left behind and strict monitoring be made. Jagirani said that transport should also be arranged for the teams to visit remote areas.