ICT to launch 3rd phase of anti-dengue campaign next month

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—District Health Department, Islamabad has planned extensive campaign against dengue in the rural areas of Islamabad from the next month and completed all necessary arrangements in this regard.
According to sources, the district health officials plan extensive drive against dengue in the rural areas and special teams will be constituted for destroying mosquito breeding places.
The officials would carry out the larvicidal activity to eliminate the dengue mosquitoes. Sanitary inspectors and the Lady Health Workers have been advised to identify active breeding sites by making extensive visits in the villages, bazaars and congested areas where the rain water gets collected in rains.
The district health officials had already launched extensive anti-dengue drive in the rural areas of Islamabad in three phases from March to July 2016 whereby fumigation and spray were carried out at over 1500 places.

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