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Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (File Photograph)
MUMBAI: Moved by the plight of dialysis sufferers, the BMC has appealed to student-technicians to go for on-job coaching at trust-run or non-public dialysis centres, warned massive hospitals to not poach technicians, and requested for motion in opposition to technicians not reporting for work throughout the pandemic.
In a letter to institutes operating dialysis programs, civic chief Iqbal Singh Chahal outlined the acute scarcity of technicians and the ensuing hardship for sufferers and guaranteed college students that they might largely be deputed for work at non-Covid dialysis centres. The BMC too wants dialysis technicians as it’s including dialysis machines at its quarantine amenities. The civic chief assured that technicians can be supplied private safety gear (PPE).
Writing individually to hospitals, non-public clinics and trust-run dialysis centres, he requested that shut clinics concern notices to their technicians asking them to report back to work or take motion in opposition to them. He urged massive hospitals to not lure technicians from small clinics as that would shut them down forcing many sufferers to run round for dialysis appointments at massive, busy hospitals.
The transfer comes even because the BMC stated it has began a centrally monitored allotment course of for Covid-19 dialysis sufferers and requested non-public clinics to share particulars of such sufferers with them on-line.