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Dengue awareness programme in Kalmunai

The dengue prevention programme conducted in the Kalmunai North MOH area.
The dengue prevention programme conducted in the Kalmunai North MOH area.

With the onset of the monsoon rains, Kalmunai South Medical Office of Health (KSMOH) Dr.A.R.M.Azmi has launched a dengue prevention programme in the Kalmunai North MOH limit areas under the guidance of Kalmunai Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) Dr.G.Sugunan.

Awareness programmes on Dengue prevention are also being conducted. All dengue mosquito breeding places are being cleaned and destroyed.

Health authorities also made door to door inspections to check mosquito breeding grounds and educate the people on the importance of eradicating mosquito breeding places.

“Residents who have mosquito breeding locations were identified and were warned to clean their premises. Uncleared garbage is another cause for the spread of dengue,” officials said. Residents were warned that legal action will be taken against offenders.

“Health Department officers alone cannot eradicate the dengue mosquito breeding places without public cooperation , ‘’ Health Department officials said.

Supervision Public Health Inspector (SPHI) A.M.Farook, Public Health Inspectors M.Niyas and M.Junaideen, Kalmunai Municipality Waste Management Unit employees, members of the Kalmunai Brilliant Sports Club, Multipurpose Development Trainees and others also helped co-ordinate the dengue prevention programme.


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