Preventive measures urged to avoid ‘Heat stroke’ during summer

Health expert have called for raising better awareness of ‘Heat stroke’ and preventive measures among common people to prevent it from spreading further in coming days of hot season.

Talking to PTV, Executive Director of Jinnah Hospital Karachi Dr. Seemi Jamali said public should be educated through awareness messages to drink plenty of water while limiting time in direct sunlight in hot or humid weather.

She said heat-wave is a prevalent climate related natural hazard and there has been a significant rise in the Earth’s average temperature over the last 100 years due.

She explained heat stroke can cause death or permanent organ damage or disability if not properly treated in time.

Source: Radio Pakistan