Div Organizes Dengue Awareness Programmes
[Updated :: 2010-07-02 10:26:21 Hours]
With warning by medical authorities on rapid spread of dengue in
some areas of Nelliady and Velvettithurai, General Officer Commanding
52 Division Brigadier Lal Perera took speedy action to organize
a series of dengue awareness programmes to educate people about
Passing information on how to maintain a hygienically rich environment
is in continuation by way of mobile services using public announcement
systems and petty-group education sessions with assistance of Public
Health Inspectors in affected areas.
Anti mosquito smoke was released to premises and surroundings of
schools and public places by health sector employees accompanied
by soldiers serving in those areas.
524 Brigade launched several “Shramadana” campaigns to
clean contaminated drains, water tanks, garbage dumps and abandoned
LTTE concrete bunkers where mosquito breeding is possible.
programme is scheduled to continue for two weeks.