Vice Chancellor of Dow University of Health Sciences said government of Sindh continue to support us for treatment of coronavirus patient in the region, for this purpose government handed over a hospital at Nipa Chorangi for treatment of infectious disease.
In which work is in full swing, whichwill be completed in six month, it will have a capacity of 200 patients, 16 ICU and there will be 64 beds with central AC. He said in the last week of Feb,first case of corona virus reported in Pakistan and at the same time major administrative changes began at Dow University and we successfully launched online classes to protect student from corona virus, so our faculty members made necessary changes in the course and we also made arrangements to bring student exam online and the other hand we also facilitated students participating in supplementary exam the to give the exam online.
The students enthusiastically participated and we successfully completed this step. This is he made the remarks in the wake of the public sector universities on corona virus epidemic, talk about measure in a covid-19 webinar series. Further he said faisal Ghani arranged many module levels for the students.
Which were for MBBS, BDS, IMT and for others students. He said we also had some trouble getting to this stage because some students were not very good at using computer online but we solved all these problems. Fur he said from the day one we set up a separate ward for corona patients and admit the patients who come in it.
The sad thing is that the mortality rate from corona has been increase in Pakistan. We have taken many steps to save the lives of corona patients. In which use of ventilators isimportant, after which death ratio has also come down, we have set up a 48 bedward for the care of corona patents and also taking further steps.
He also said we ordered corona testing kits from South Korea for the test in early February, in the beginning 5% positive cases were reported, while within a few days, the ratio had risen to 40 percent. He said that these is not much difference between the symptoms of wuhan’s corona and the patients here.
We have provided excellent treatment facilities to the patients or corona in Pakistan. He said Dow University of Health sciences already developed immunoglobulin for the treatment of corona patients and now doing clinical trials and it will soon be available for corona patients.
He said it would be a safer and more successful treatment than plasma therapy, he said new research is being done daily at Dow University.
We are also working on an anti-facial intelligence system, in which we will be able to test corona patients with the help of cough and research continues at Dow University on the development of various drugs, including immunoglobulin’s ,after anti-snake.