Shri. Suresh Angadi, Hon’ble Minister for State of Railways, Govt. of India inaugurated Reverse Transcription–Polymerase Chain Reaction ( RT-PCR) testing facility at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital, Belagavi.
It is one of the most accurate laboratory methods for detecting, tracking, and studying the coronavirus. Speaking on the occasion Minister said, the testing facility at KLES Hospital it is a boon to the needy people of Northern Karnataka.
Medical professionals, nurses, health care workers and police personnel, unmindful of COVID-19 infection threats are striving hard to control the spread of the virus. He called citizens to extend cooperation to COVID warriors. The Latest generation of RT-PCR is approved by World Health Organization (WHO), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), United State Food & Drug Administrator (US FDA), the state-of-the-art equipment will also be useful in detecting the medical drug resistance tuberculosis testing, H1N1 infections, for tissue matching in organ transplant, Hepatitis B & C viral load.
Dr. Prabhakar Kore, MP, Chairman of the KLE Society assured that all the assistance will be given to the district administration in the fight against the COVID-19. KLE Society is always striving to create a healthier society. He requested citizens not to venture into unnecessary outings, he stressed social distancing and use of masks are the gold standards in keeping the virus away and advised senior citizens, and children to stay at home and involve in light workouts.
Dr. V S Sadhunnavar, Director KLE Society, Dr. Vivek Saoji, Vice-Chancellor, KLE University, Dr. H B Rajsekhar, Dr. V D Patil, Dr. M V Jali, Medical Director, Dr. N S Mahantshetti, Principal, J N Medical College, Dr. V A Kothiwale, Registrar, KLE University, Dr. Preeti Maste were present.