Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Health Deptt organizes Health Awareness Camp and Advocacy Workshop at Village Burail

By 121 News

Chandigarh 08th June:- As a preparatory activity for control of Malaria and Dengue in the coming season the Malaria wing of Health Department, UT-Chandigarh today organized Health Awareness camp and  advocacy workshop at Village Burail.         

The awareness camp was attended by Dr. Inderpal Singh-Epidemiologist, Dr. Navneet Kanwar (Medical Officer I/c CH-45), and staff from the Malaria wing, opinion leaders and general public from the area.

Dr. Inderpal Singh stressed on active community participation at all levels to prevent occurrence of mosquitogenic situation in the area. He outlined the preventive steps for this purpose and assured continuance of anti larval and anti adult measures for mosquitoes with full zeal in the season. He also urged all to maintain vigil over the water borne diseases in the area.

Various teams were constituted by the NVBDCP Staff for carrying following field activities. 50 slides were examined during the camp. An Entomological Exhibition was organized for public awareness. Display of sign and symptoms of Malaria as well as hand bills distribution amongst the general public was also done.

A rally was also flagged off by the Officers and local leaders of Village Burail for creating awareness for prevention and control of vector borne diseases.