The child rights panel looks for information on arrangements to handle the third Covid-19 wave.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the Union wellbeing services and states to consider the arrangements to handle the third Covid-19 wave, which will probably affect the more youthful populace essentially. It looks for data on the accessibility of pediatric offices and beds, accessibility of neonatal ambulances for newborns, and conventions for the treatment of kids.
In a letter to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), NCPCR executive Priyank Kanoongo featured the expected effect of the third wave on kids and underscored the requirement for inoculating youngsters.
"The third wave of Covid-19 is projected to hit the country, according to experts, and will affect children too... the Supreme Court... has emphasised upon the need to prepare for the same including vaccinating people...", "...protocols/guidelines shall be further shared by NCPCR with the State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCRs) for dissemination in States/UTs. Further, keeping in view, high risk involved for children in upcoming third wave of COVID-19, you may kindly apprise the Commission, if additional protocols/Guidelines have been developed by ICMR for prevention and clinical management of children," Kanoongo wrote in his letter dated May 20.
Source: Hindustan Times
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