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Anti-dengue campaign for Shahdarah Schedule evolves: Malik Riaz

Lahore: Schedule has been evolved for three groups with regard to anti-dengue campaign for Shahdarah, Inside City and Badami Bagh Union Councils of Ravi Town. The staff of spray and cleanliness of each group will work in streets actively. Camps would be set up in all union councils of Ravi Town on September 02 where walk led by Secretary UCs would be arranged. Awareness pamphlets regarding dengue and dengue kits would be distributed among the people on this occasion.

This was stated by Member National Assembly and Chairman Dengue Response Committee Ravi Town, Malik Riaz while presiding over a meeting at Town Office, here today. Member Provincial Assembly Rana Iqbal, Kiran Dar, Sakina Shaheen, TMA Ravi Town and secretaries of 19 union councils attended the meeting.

The meeting was told that one patient of dengue has been reported in Ravi Town who is under treatment in Mayo Hospital and spray has been carried out around the surrounding of his house. The Chairman was told that 120 lady health workers resident of Shahdarah have been assigned duties by Health Department who will inform the people about preventive measures from dengue by visiting door to door. He was told that the visited houses will be marked on the door so that it could be known that the house has been visited. The meeting was told that the women belonging of national programme have also been assigned duties of anti-dengue. All schools incharges have been bound to ensure cleanliness in the schools. Instructions have been issued to dry the water in school gardens, ponds and destroy the grass on roofs. Pamphlets regarding dengue awareness have been distributed among the school children whereas zero period is also taken in all schools. Chairman was informed that spray on the water in the park of UC-06 and cold storages has been carried out.

Member National Assembly Malik Riaz directed the cleanliness and spray staff to keep the stock of spray powder. He disclosed that walks will be held in 19 union councils of Ravi Town on September 02 in which 50 thousand pamphlets whereas 600 dengue kits would be distributed in every union council.

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