Secretary Calls For Coordinated Efforts To Check Spread Of Dengue
Secretary Health Punjab Capt (R) Muhammad Usman Tuesday said that dengue could be averted with active coordination among the government departments
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Jan, 2020 ) :Secretary Health Punjab Capt (R) Muhammad Usman Tuesday said that dengue could be averted with active coordination among the government departments.
The Secretary said that new Standard Operating Procedures(SOP"s) had been introduced in order to control the spread of dengue fever in the next years.
Dr. Waseem Akram asked the health department to adopt appropriate measures to combat the disease well in time,adding such training programmes enabled the participants to undertake dengue control measures effectively.
Dr. Waseem asked the participants to work with missionary zeal to protect lives of citizens and educate masses about dengue control precautionary measures.
He said that dengue and sanitation was interlinked adding "We can overcome dengue by keeping our environment clean."CEO, District Health Authority Dr Suhail Ahmed Chaudhry while speaking to the participants said that dengue was a fatal disease and it was our moral duty to contribute in getting rid of this disease by creating awareness at grass root level.
Commissioner Capt Muhammad Mehmood,Station commander Rawalpindi Cantonment Boards Brigader Izaj Qamar Kiani,Deputy Commissioner and officials of concerned departments attended the workshop.