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Health look after Kasaragod: 82-year-old Daya Bai to go on indefinite starvation strike in capital

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Health care for Kasaragod: 82-year-old Daya Bai to go on indefinite hunger strike in capital

By Express News Service

KASARAGOD: Renowned social activist Daya Bai is happening an indefinite starvation strike in entrance of Kerala secretariat demanding speciality well being look after endosulfan-affected individuals in Kasaragod district. The 82-year-old lady will start her quick on Saturday, August 6.

“Our demands are nothing special. Health care is a right to life. It is a fundamental right,” she stated on cellphone from Thiruvananthapuram.

Daya Bai has three key calls for: one, embody Kasaragod within the checklist of proposed websites for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS); two, make accessible speciality medical care to endosulfan sufferers; and three, arrange daycare centres for endosulfan sufferers in order that their caregivers and fogeys can go to work.

Going by any yardstick, AIIMS must be arrange in Kasaragod as a result of it’s the solely district with out tertiary well being care in Kerala, she stated. “Around 20 patients lost their lives at the borders of the district during Covid lockdown because Karnataka government did not allow them to access hospitals in Mangaluru. And Kasaragod did not have specialty hospitals to treat them,” she stated.

A excessive court docket decide made a tragic however sincere commentary on the state of well being affairs in Kasaragod when a most cancers affected person from Kasaragod sought aid from debt incurred for the therapy, she stated. “The judge said it was the responsibility of the state government to provide free of cost treatment to cancer patients but our government has failed in that,” Daya Bai stated.

Single dad and mom and caregivers are struggling with out daycare centres for endosulfan sufferers, she stated. An arts and science faculty is run from a palliative care centre in Karinthalam, she stated. “Health care is completely neglected, it is a horrible human rights violation. I want to highlight it and also push the government to rectify it,” she stated.

Daya Bai stated she was 82 years however felt like 28 years previous and was prepared for the lengthy starvation strike.

Meanwhile, the civil society in Kasaragod has shaped a Daya Bai Hunger Strike Protest Committee to coordinate the protest actions. The committee will organise a stand-in protest at Kasaragod Bus Stand from 3 pm to five pm on Saturday.

The AIIM for Kasaragod collective stated it would organise a 24 hours starvation strike in Kanhangad on Saturday to specific solidarity with Daya Bai.

On August 10, the collective will lay siege to the Kasaragod Medical College constructing in Ukkinadka to spotlight the shortage of progress there.

On August 14, the civil society group stated they’d take out a well being care freedom march in Kanhangad.

“The government will have to wake up to the demands of Kasaragod,” stated Daya Bai.

KASARAGOD: Renowned social activist Daya Bai is happening an indefinite starvation strike in entrance of Kerala secretariat demanding speciality well being look after endosulfan-affected individuals in Kasaragod district. The 82-year-old lady will start her quick on Saturday, August 6.

“Our demands are nothing special. Health care is a right to life. It is a fundamental right,” she stated on cellphone from Thiruvananthapuram.

Daya Bai has three key calls for: one, embody Kasaragod within the checklist of proposed websites for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS); two, make accessible speciality medical care to endosulfan sufferers; and three, arrange daycare centres for endosulfan sufferers in order that their caregivers and fogeys can go to work.

Going by any yardstick, AIIMS must be arrange in Kasaragod as a result of it’s the solely district with out tertiary well being care in Kerala, she stated. “Around 20 patients lost their lives at the borders of the district during Covid lockdown because Karnataka government did not allow them to access hospitals in Mangaluru. And Kasaragod did not have specialty hospitals to treat them,” she stated.

A excessive court docket decide made a tragic however sincere commentary on the state of well being affairs in Kasaragod when a most cancers affected person from Kasaragod sought aid from debt incurred for the therapy, she stated. “The judge said it was the responsibility of the state government to provide free of cost treatment to cancer patients but our government has failed in that,” Daya Bai stated.

Single dad and mom and caregivers are struggling with out daycare centres for endosulfan sufferers, she stated. An arts and science faculty is run from a palliative care centre in Karinthalam, she stated. “Health care is completely neglected, it is a horrible human rights violation. I want to highlight it and also push the government to rectify it,” she stated.

Daya Bai stated she was 82 years however felt like 28 years previous and was prepared for the lengthy starvation strike.

Meanwhile, the civil society in Kasaragod has shaped a Daya Bai Hunger Strike Protest Committee to coordinate the protest actions. The committee will organise a stand-in protest at Kasaragod Bus Stand from 3 pm to five pm on Saturday.

The AIIM for Kasaragod collective stated it would organise a 24 hours starvation strike in Kanhangad on Saturday to specific solidarity with Daya Bai.

On August 10, the collective will lay siege to the Kasaragod Medical College constructing in Ukkinadka to spotlight the shortage of progress there.

On August 14, the civil society group stated they’d take out a well being care freedom march in Kanhangad.

“The government will have to wake up to the demands of Kasaragod,” stated Daya Bai.