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Prevention and control work of hydatid disease smoothly carried out in Shigatse

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2018-05-25

Since the comprehensive prevention and control work of hydatid disease has been carried out in March 2017, more than 720,000 people in Shigatse have been screened for the disease and the screening rate is 99.3%. Among which, there are 3216 positive cases through B-ultrasonography, and the prevalence rate is 0.44%. So far, 779 patients have had operative treatment and the surgical rate is 60.2%.

"I didn't spend any money on body examination, hospitalization, and surgery. There is nothing to worry about. I sincerely thank the party for the good policy," said Tsering Dhondup who is diagnosed with hydatid disease. Then he is immediately arranged to be hospitalized and have the operation.

Shigatse pays high attention to hydatid disease prevention and control work. By focusing on propaganda, population screening, medical treatment and other comprehensive measures, great achievements have been made.

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