“A week ago, a COVID positive patient underwent dialysis treatment at the centre. This resulted in the spread of COVID-19 to the staff,” explained one of the nurses
Patients suffering from kidney ailments and those on dialysis are in double jeopardy.
Whereas, every day 25 to 35 kidney patients come to these hospitals seeking free dialysis.In the Mulugu and Jayashankar Bhupalpally districts, carved out three years ago.
The Sambalpur district unit of Health Department has written to the State government to allocate more dialysis machines and make a unit functional at the district headquarters hospital here.
The Karnataka Marwari Youth Federation DR Ranka Dialysis Centre in Jayanagar kicked off the service in April, 2016. Till date, 86,919 dialysis procedures have been performed.