Strategy made to completely eliminate sickle cell anemia in Madhya Pradesh: Know now how many people will be tested in how many districts

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Bhopal. To eliminate sickle cell anemia in Madhya Pradesh, the state government has increased the scope of testing. Till now the target was to test 1 crore 11 lakh people from 20 districts. Now 13 more districts have been added. In this way, 1.5 crore people have to be examined. So far 23 lakh people have been tested. 10 thousand 500 people have been found affected. 52 thousand such people have been found who are not affected, but their children may get this disease. However, it is not necessary that the children born from them will have this disease.

The target has to be accomplished in the next two years
According to experts, more impact of sickle cell anemia has been seen in tribal dominated districts, to eliminate which a three-year action plan has been made. Work on this has been going on for a year, this goal has to be achieved in the next two years. After that further action plan will be made.

attempt to completely eliminate the disease
Doctors say that this disease is passed genetically from the patient to his next generation. This is causing great concern, hence efforts are being made to eliminate it. According to doctors, sickle cell anemia is treated by testing the blood.

Efforts for screening and diagnosis of anemia continue in 16 states
Efforts for screening and diagnosis of sickle cell anemia are being made not only in Madhya Pradesh but also in the districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar and Uttarakhand. Are continuing.

Target to become anemia free by 2047
Only people of tribal community are affected by this disease but according to doctors, in the investigation of 23 lakh people so far, this disease has been found in people of other communities also. Especially people of OBC category are also suffering from this. Such people are being advised for diagnosis. It is noteworthy that the target has been set to eliminate sickle cell anemia by 2047.

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