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Vitality of Section Doctor System Displayed in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

Pyongyang, June 22 (KCNA) -- The advantages and vitality of the section doctor system in the DPRK is more strikingly displayed in the ongoing protracted emergency anti-epidemic campaign.

Under this system, everyone in the country is given on a normal basis the healthcare with responsible and systematic help of a doctor in charge of him or her.

The doctors in charge of households learn about the sanitary conditions of their areas and the health of inhabitants, carry on the health education in a responsible manner, and conduct medical checkups systematically in touch with professional doctors. In particular, attention is paid to the children, pregnant women and old persons.

Under the system, such works have been conducted as to thoroughly disinfect the working and living environments so as to stamp out the sources of the malignant epidemic spread, along with the nationwide medical checkup and treatment.

Through the system, cases are provided with medicines in time.

The doctors in charge of households are even now conducting the medical examinations in a responsible manner, while putting fever cases under medical observation and treatment. -0-

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