Health Secretary For Speeding Up Dengue Surveillance
Muhammad Irfan 27 days ago Tue 21st September 2021 | 11:16 PM
Primary and Secondary Healthcare (P&SH) department Secretary Imran Sikandar has directed the department to speed up dengue prevention activities across Punjab
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Sep, 2021 ) :Primary and Secondary Healthcare (P&SH) department Secretary Imran Sikandar has directed the department to speed up dengue prevention activities across Punjab.
In a statement issued here on Tuesday, he appealed to the public to take special care of cleanliness and citizens should be more responsible in preventing dengue during monsoon, especially rainwater should not be accumulated in residential areas.
The secretary said no garbage should be thrown in open places. He maintained that the public was requested to extend full cooperation to the Health department teams if they come to their home or business centres for the checking of dengue larvae, as dengue could be very fatal and was a very dangerous fever which could cause death.
In Lahore, each 4 patients were admitted in Fatima Memorial Hospital and Services Hospital, each 3 patients were admitted in Mayo Hospital and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 2 in Doctors Hospital while 1 patient was admitted each to Nawaz Sharif Hospital, Ever Care Hospital and Hameed Latif Hospital.
Around 8 patients were admitted in Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi, 2 patients were admitted each in Benazir Bhutto Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital Rawalpindi, whereas 2 patients were admitted in Nishtar Hospital Multan.
In Lahore, 52,880 indoor and 7,808 outdoor locations were checked and 569 positivecontainers were destroyed.