A programme has been launched to eradicate Dengue from the Eastern Province.
The Dengue eradication Programme launched by the Presidential Task Force on the advice of the President is being successfully implemented throughout the country. The main programme of the Eastern Province was held under the patronage of the Provincial Governor Mohan Wijewickrema at his office. Detailed discussions were held on urgent measures to be taken to eradicate the disease and the relevant laws. District Secretaries of the Eastern Province, Divisional Secretaries and Health Authorities were amongst those who participated in the discussion.