Health Minister Punjab Dr. Yasmeen Rashid chaired an important meeting regarding anti-dengue campaign in DC Rawalpindi office in which facts and figures of anti-dengue campaign was discussed in details. Secretary Health Zahid Akhtar Zaman, DC Rawalpindi and other officers of health department were also there.
Dr. Yasmeen Rashid has said on this occasion that Punjab government is taking steps to control dengue from the province. All CEOs are monitoring anti-dengue activities in all over province. A comprehensive awareness campaign for masses being derived very actively. Cases in Rawalpindi were surfaced through continuously rains. She further said that study being done of every dengue case. Citizens should cooperate the staff of health department for the eradication of dengue spreading. Citizens should use clean water in their houses. CEOs should play vital role to eradicate this disease from their respected areas. Citizens can call 0800 99000 anytime to get any information regarding anti-dengue activities.
Secretary Primary Health Zahid Akhtar Zaman told the meeting that 33 dengue cases have been confirmed in the province since January this year, adding that most of the cases have been reported from Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi and Gujranwala.