Health Ministry to coordinate with provinces, local levels to control dengue

Published On: September 8, 2022 09:43 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is to coordinate with provinces and local levels to control dengue infection. 

A high-level meeting held among secretaries at the office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Health Secretary and Secretary at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration in the presence of Chief Secretary Shankar Das Bairangi on Wednesday discussed the matter on how dengue infection could be prevented and controlled. 

The meeting decided that the Health Ministry would coordinate and facilitate provinces and local levels in order to control dengue, said Ministry Spokesperson Sanjay Kumar Thakur. 

The meeting also decided to organize an awareness campaign and prepare and disseminate informative audio and visual content through different media in order to intensify the 'search and destroy mosquito larva' campaign, identify the disease and arrange necessary treatment.


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