Alert on Peripheral Neuropathy

 

There have been reports on the outbreaks of Peripheral Neuropathy in schools of other districts. Dzongkhag Health Sector would like to inform parents and school authorities to be vigilant on such outbreaks in schools. Students showing possible signs of Peripheral Neuropathy must be immediately referred to nearest health facility/hospital for appropriate management and health care. Frequent monitoring in schools by concern authorities (Education & Health sector) for the execution of recommended dietary guidelines in schools will ensure prevention of Periphery Neuropathy in schools.

-DHO