DMC Central Kicks Off Biological Phase Against Chikunguniya, Dengue Fever, Malaria


DMC Central kicks off biological phase against Chikunguniya, Dengue fever, Malaria

KARACHI, Jan 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) : Chairman DMC central Karachi, Rehan Hashmi has said that we cannot leave the citizens on the mercy of lethal diseases and ensured provision of clean drinking water, healthy atmosphere and pollution free environment.

Briefing journalists alongwith Assistant Professor of Karachi University Zoological Department, Dr Tariq Rajput he informed that with the collaboration of Zoological department of University of Karachi, DMC central is going to use hunter fish namely Gappy, Rainbow and Dengue which eat larva and eggs of mosquitoes.

These fish will be put into fountains, ponds and other places where water is found stagnant. Dr Tariq told the journalists that there is one cause of all the three disease and it is the mosquito.

If we can prevent the growth and breeding of mosquitoes we would be able to eliminate Chikunguniya, Degue Fever and Malaria from our society, Vice chairman DMC East Abdul Rauf, Municipal Commissionar DMC Central Waseem Soomro, Chief Medical Officer, Dr.

Hamid and Information Officer DMC Central Alamgeer Saifee were also present at the press briefing. The DMC Centre has already carried out spray of insecticides in the first phase against these diseases.

Now in the second phase mosquito killer fish were being used to prevent the growth and breeding of mosquitoes so as to to eliminate the possibilities of spreading lethal diseases in the city.