SUPPLEMENT GOVT EFFORTS TO CONTAIN VECTOR BORNE DISEASES: Directorate of Health Services

Panaji:  April 24, 2016 … The Directorate of Health Services impressed upon the community and the society at large to deal and supplement the efforts of the Government to contain the occurrence and spread of vector borne diseases.

 The Urban Health Centre, Panaji organized an advocacy workshop for Corporators and nodal officers of government department at Panaji, recently.

 Dr. Preetam Naik, Health Officer, Urban Health Centre through a presentation highlighted grounds that provide perfect breeding of mosquitos.  Various measures to avoid the ground for breeding including measures to be adopted to avoid vector borne diseases were also displayed.

 Dy. Director, DHS, Dr. Chandrakant Parab, impressed upon the CCP corporators and the nodal officers for source reduction of the mosquitos and asserted that everyone has a role to play to avoid occurrence of the disease.

 Mayor, Corporation of the City of Panaji, Shri Surendra Furtado urged upon the officials to deal with the offenders stringently within the prevalent laws.

 The Dy. Mayor, Smt. Lata Parik, CCP Corporators and officials from various government departments attended the workshop in large numbers.

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