Pakistan Observer

Int’l Dengue Conference commences

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - Lahore—Two-day International Dengue Conference is going to start here today (Saturday).

Sources said that the inaugural session of the Conference would be organised in ‘Aiwan-e-Iqbal’, in which Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif would be the chief guest.

The technical sessions of the Dengue Conference will start on Saturday afternoon in CM House, they added.

The proceedings of all the technical sessions will be documented to refer to it in future for preventing dengue fever at local and international level.

In addition to the medical experts of Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore and other countries, the representatives of World Health Organisation, UNICEF, and other international partners will participate in the Conference.

During the two-day conference, CM Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif will distribute prizes among the government officials and others who did a lot to prevent outbreak of dengue in the province.—ONLINE

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