RAWALPINDI: The District health Authority has observed dengue mosquito larvae in 272 regions inside the district all through its ongoing dengue prevention campaign.

these findings had been shared at a meeting at the deputy commissioner’s office on Tuesday, chaired via extra Deputy Commissioner Saima Younas to study the marketing campaign.

The meeting was attended by District Officer fitness Dr Naveed Akram, District Khateeb Iqbal Rizvi and officers from the Rawalpindi Municipal employer and district administration.


health officials said that 68,527 houses were checked through 331 teams for the duration of the continued larva siding campaign and dengue larvae were discovered in 272 homes.

a complete of 57,317 public locations had been checked and dengue larvae had been located in 9 locations. They said these regions have been also sprayed.

Ms Younas directed the district health branch and the municipal administration government to finish larva siding via April 30 and begin spraying anti-mosquito drugs from may additionally 1 to prevent the mosquitoes from flourishing.

She stated the campaign need to no longer forget about graveyards, ponds and public areas, and the campaign against tyre stores need to be improved as nicely. She said personal and cooperative housing societies and private faculties should be served notices to set up drives on their premises as nicely.

The assembly decided to also recognition on meals department move-downs, whilst the district khateeb was directed to ship info of presidency-controlled mosques in order that they can be sprayed as well.

fitness department officers stated many union councils inside the town areas have been blanketed and the rest might be blanketed by the end up of the month.

Tyre shops have been checked in Rawal town and open tyres had been moved internal stores. Similarly, 100 motels and eating places had been checked and served warnings to maintain kitchens clean and drain water that accumulates.

Ms Younas directed for the marketing campaign to be accelerated in union councils where dengue larvae had been located. She stated that although no dengue sufferers were mentioned in the metropolis’s primary hospitals, the menace of dengue ought to be treated before the monsoon.

posted in sunrise, April 17th, 2019