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First Lady battling against dengue

Sep 2, 2010 11:03:08 AM - itnnews.lk

The Calton Suwa Udana programme has been unveiled for the eradication of dengue from all schools in the island.

The Programme has been mooted on the instructions of First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa. The Programme which kicked off from the Colombo District will cover the entire island. It is a joint effort by the Ministries of Education, Health and Defence. The Programme is operatuional at the Carlton Pre- School as well and several schools in Colombo. The First Lady patronized in the launmching of the programme in several Colombo Schools yesterday. Attention is being drawn to schools and property within the environs. Initially dengue mosquito beeding grounds in the Western Province will be destroyed. It will be effective for five days.