The Government Medical Officers Association has proposed Establishment of accurate data handling at the Epidemiology Unit, Ensure involvement of all Consultant Community Physicians in the Epidemiology, allocate Consultant Community Physicians to Provinces and Districts, Mobilise necessary manpower to the Epidemiology. It has suggested increasing the testing capacity to an adequate level while minimising discrepancies, Establish a mechanism to accurately amalgamate testing data from both public and private sectors, sharing of data with GPS mapping to all relevant stakeholders, establish and implement a strategic plan to expand intermediate, hospital and ICU care capacity depending on forecasted projections. The GMOA has asked to strictly implement guidelines, zonal lockdowns and restrictions, enhance social capital by accurate, effective and cohesive risk communication, make every effort to procure COVID vaccines in adequate quantities with rational administration, and home isolation of Asymptomatic patients based on a scientific criteria. This has been mentioned in a letter sent yesterday to the president by the GMOA on the present Covid situation in the country.
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