Awareness campaign to continue against dengue virus: Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar

Karachi, August 27, 2015 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has stressed upon to make awareness campaign against dengue virus more effective and its fruits should reach to common man. This he said while presiding over a meeting regarding ongoing awareness campaign against dengue in Karachi here in office.

Secretary Health Dr. Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo, DG Health Murad Hasan Shah and incharge Dengue Control Program Dr. Masood Solangi also attended the meeting. It was told to the meeting that awareness campaign would continue 10 September and since January 2015 to August 2015 so far 917 patients had been affected by Dengue virus in six districts of Karachi including DHA.

Dr. Masood Solangi told that 174 patients in district west, 110 patients in district East, 90 patients in district South, 151 patients in Central East, 28 patients in district Korangi , 26 patients in District Malir, 60 patients in DHA and the addresses of 278 patients could not be verified. Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar directed all officers concerned to speed up the awareness campaign and achieve the targets.

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