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Medical arrangements in place for Sabarimala pilgrims: Sevabharathi

Sabarimala: Elaborate arrangements have been made at the government hospitals in Erumeli and Kanjirappally as well as the Kottayam Medical College Hospital to meet the medical requirements of Sabarimala pilgrims. Two additional health officials have been posted at the Medical college to provide round-the-clock services in coordination with the Revenue department, informed Medical College Hospital superintendent Dr Tiji Thomas Jacob.Volunteers of the Ayyappa Seva Sangham, Seva Bharathi and other NGOs also render their services to help pilgrims seeking medical assistance at the Medical College.“The hospital is equipped to handle trauma cases and major accidents. There will be a special ward to treat the pilgrims. Adequate stocks of essential drugs have also been stored,” said the superintendent.The health department has made arrangements to provide medical facilities to the pilgrims at Erumeli and Kanjirappally, said District Medial Officer (DMO) Dr Jacob Varghese.“Round-the-clock medic…