Punjab Prevention And Control Of Dengue Relations 2018 Enforced

Punjab Prevention and Control of Dengue Relations 2018 enforced

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th May, 2018 ) :Keeping in view the commencement of dengue season, Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Department Punjab has reinforced the Punjab Prevention and Control of Dengue Relations 2018.

These regulations shall remain enforced till 30th of November. According to the notification issued by the Department, the owners/residents of houses and properties would be responsible for ensuring the prevention and eradication of dengue in their houses and properties for which they will responsible to remove/destroy solid waste and discarded things capable of holding water and placed in the open air.

The house holders will remove all dengue hot spots from their premises and they will cooperate with the dengue teams coming for dengue surveillance activities.

Hospitals and clinics will be responsible to provide data of dengue patients to the Health Department or visiting Health Inspectors.

All the departments and the institutions would take necessary precautionary measures to check the dengue breeding according to the SOPs under Dengue Regulations 2018 as per previous practice. All the hospitals would ensure adequate treatment facilities to the dengue patients including the setting up dengue wards and high dependency units.

Dengue regulations shall come into force with immediate effect. APP/mnb/zqr

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