Hyderabad: To give a fillip to the rural health infra to successfully tackle the Covid pandemic in Makthal, Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA) has decided to donate medical equipment like 110 oximeters and 110 thermal scanners to 110 villages under the community health centre in Makthal. TITA Global president Sundeep Makthala said the equipment will cater to the needs of locals from the surrounding PHCs in the mandal and the equipment were handed over to ASHA workers from five PHCs in Makthal.
TITA, which launched telemedicine TConsult for rural citizens during the first wave of the pandemic and Covid DawaKhana recently, has decided to speed up efforts to fight pandemic by supplying medical equipment that will be helpful in early detection and treatment of Covid in rural areas. Thermal scanners and oximeters to ASHA workers of five mandals — Makthal, Narwa, Utkoor, Maganoor and Krishna from Makthal Constituency – were provided. PHCs falling under Makthal Community Health Centre like Maganur PHCs, Narwa PHC, Pulimamida PHC, Karni PHC and the villages received an oximeter and a thermal scanner from TITA president.
Speaking on the occasion District Medical Deputy Officer Dr Shailaja said that the medical equipment supplied by TITA will help the medical officials. TITA representatives in Makthal will coordinate with health workers in these places.
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