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Fourth day of Dengue Eradication Week

Oct 10, 2010 4:02:24 AM - itnnews.lk

Today is the fourth day of the National Dengue Eradication Week. More houses will come under inspection today.

Today’s programme includes the identification of endangered sites within houses, shramadana campaigns, educating households and also the institution of legal action. Dengue control programmes are in operation under the guidance of the Health Ministry via MOH Offices. The Armed Forces, the Police and Civil Defence are also making a vital contribution. Public places including burial grounds, community centres, playgrounds and libraries will come under scrutiny tomorrow. 67 thoousand 796 danger locations and 11 thousand sites with the mosquito larvae were found among the 285 thousand 918 houses that were examined yesterday.