RAWALPINDI   -   Surgeon General Pakistan Army Lieutenant Gener­al Nigar Johar yesterday visited flood-affected ar­eas of Naseerabad and Dera Murad Jamali in Ba­lochistan and Dadu, Badin, Chor and Hyderabad in Sindh, ISPR Directorate has said.

“The Surgeon General has visited various med­ical camps established by Pakistan Army in these far flung areas,” the ISPR said in a statement issued here. She met paramedics and doctors busy in pro­viding necessary medical care to affected popula­tion. On the occasion, the Surgeon General em­phasised to also focus on women and infants who are the worst hit by these floods as infants have become more vulnerable due to malnourishment healthcare issues in these areas. 

Currently, a large number of children and pregnant women are suffering because of lack of basic necessi­ties of life in flood-hit areas of Sindh and Balochistan. The Surgeon General emphasised on the provision of infant food including dry milk and dietary supple­ments for expecting women in flood affected areas and medical camps in particular. To check spread of Cholera and Typhoid, she also instructed paramed­ics to vaccinate affected population.