Govt active to prevent and control dengue: PM Deuba

Published On: September 21, 2022 10:50 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the government is working actively to prevent and control the spread of dengue.

While addressing the '2nd Nepal Medical National Health Conference' on Tuesday, Prime Minister Deuba said the government expects cooperation from medical persons to contain dengue. "Support from all sides is imperative to prevent and control dengue," he said, adding that the government had made adequate arrangements for the treatment of COVID-19 and dengue patients.

Prime Minister Deuba expressed hope that the recommendations and suggestions furnished by the conference would be positive input to prepare health policy and strategy. Health is a multidimensional issue and it requires collective efforts to solve any problems related to it.

On the occasion, Minister for Health and Population, Bhawani Prasad Khapung, also expressed confidence that the conference would dwell on various health related issues and help in preparing and amending health policies.


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