STRATEGY FOR DENGUE PREVENTION DISCUSSED

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FAISALABAD, JUN 4 (DNA) – The meeting of District Emergency Response Committee for Anti Dengue was held at DC office which was presided by Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali.

CEO DHA Dr.Mushtaq Sipra, District Health Officer Dr.Bilal Ahmad, District Coordinator Epidemics Control Dr. Zulqarnain and other officers from different departments attended the meeting. Deputy Commissioner directed the departments to more gear up the surveillance against dengue  and collective efforts were required to stop the breeding of larvae in this regard.

He asked the ACs for holding Tehsil Emergency Response Committee meeting on regular basis and reviewed the performance of departments in connection with anti dengue. He said that the officers of concerned departments should be active in field to achieve the desire results of the anti dengue campaign because the moonson season is coming and eyes should be opened during the survillance. He asked for submitting departmental performance reports regarding surveillance and prevention activities daily.

He cleared that the carelessness  from duties should not be tolerated and stern action would be taken against the officials showing poor performance in this regard. Deputy Commissioner said that the strict monitoring of the anti dengue measures is being carried out by the District Administration to make the preventive and precautionary measures a success on durable basis.  

During the meeting District Coordinator for Epidemics control gave detailed briefing on indoor and out door surveillance and informed that action was also taken against shopkeepers for not maintaining cleanliness.