Assalamualaikum dan Salam Sejahtera,
End of December 2019 there were increasing cases of ILI and SARI whereas on January 4, 2020 KPK Press Statement, MOH stated that there was an increase in ILI cases especially among children under five (5) years old.
In this regard, the University Health Center (PKU) has begun to carry out detailed monitoring of the arrival of patients with the above symptoms since the case was reported. Customers' attendance statistics for PKU were found to be increasing based on the symptoms of ILI. However, so far no critical cases have been treated and referred by the PKU.
The PKU has also activated triage counters to identify at-risk clients and has provided special consultation rooms to treat patients at risk of reducing infections to other clients. PKU Medical Officers have also been asked to be more cautious in providing treatment to children and to ensure compliance with the established Clinical Practice Guideline. All medical practitioners and paramedics are also required to treat patients using the complete Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which includes ensuring that existing infection control measures are adhered to at all times.
College residents are advised to take the following steps:
For those with symptoms of influenza infection it is advisable to do the following:
The University Health Center, UPM will keep an eye on developments in this regard and update UPM residents from time to time.
We hope that this information is received by the entire campus.
Sekian, terima kasih.
Dr. Fauziah Adnan
Pusat Kesihatan Universiti, UPM
Date of Input: 08/01/2020 | Updated: 08/01/2020 | mjamil