KP Caretaker CM directs departments to control dengue larva


PESHAWAR :Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (Retd) Dost Muhammad Khan Wednesday put the health department at red alert directing the administrative secretaries of health and local government departments to take drastic measures for controlling the dengue larva throughout the province.
Caretaker Chief Minister on the reports of re-emergence of dengue larva affecting four personsin Acheni Bala at suburb of Peshawar city, directed to establish a central control room to monitor the Dengue situation and take measures to control Dengue virus;He further directed that the Local Government Department should also establish a monitoring mechanism to direct and monitor the working of District, Tehsil & Union Council level governments towards preventive and responsive measures to dengue, especially social mobilization.
Peshawar Development Authority will especially, and all others generally will take in this regard.He directed to make integrated efforts for effective control of dengue larva. The health department including MTIs should ensure isolation wards, necessary diagnostics andtreatment facilities throughout KP especially in dengue prone districts, he directed.


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