Health officials launch anti-dengue campaign


The District Well being Authority (DHA) in Rawalpindi district has targeted at the anti-dengue marketing campaign because the severity of the 3rd wave of coronavirus is nearing its finish.

The district well being government have known 7,815 hotspots that experience presence or have been noticed as breeding of dengue larvae. Those spots have been situated all over the continuing anti-dengue marketing campaign in Rawalpindi. On Monday, groups of the well being division visited more than one hotspots to damage those websites.

Even if just one superb case of dengue has been reported within the district up to now, a plan has been drawn as much as accentuate surveillance towards dengue from June 1 to June 28.

Consistent with information compiled by means of the District Emergency Reaction Committee (DERC), which displays ongoing anti-dengue actions, surveillance to find dengue larvae has been finished in 19,444 homes in Murree, Kahuta, Gujjar Khan, Kotli Satiyan, Kallar Syedan, and Taxila tehsils of the district.

The DERC officers mentioned larvae have been present in 484 homes which have been destroyed at the spot and those homes have been marked for shut tracking. The officers issued warnings to the occupants of those homes that during no cases will have to they permit dengue larvae regrow of their houses.


All over out of doors surveillance within the district, 44,945 websites have been surveyed and dengue larvae have been present in 55 of them however they have been destroyed at the spot. All over indoor dengue surveillance in Rawalpindi, 82,978 homes have been inspected and dengue larvae have been present in 512 homes whilst in out of doors surveillance, out of 57,668 puts, larvae have been situated at 91 puts which have been destroyed.

In Rawalpindi cantonment board spaces, dengue larvae have been present in 369 homes all over a survey of fifty,793 homes.

Consistent with DERC, there have been no dengue-positive sufferers within the district between June 1, 2019 and June 24, 2020. Then again, in 2021, a dengue-positive affected person has been showed in Rawalpindi cantonment board house and every other in Gujjar Khan. At the moment, there aren’t any dengue sufferers in any executive clinic in Rawalpindi district.

In spite of the low penetration, wards for dengue sufferers had been arrange in all hospitals whilst the weekly DERC assembly chaired by means of the deputy commissioner has issued pointers to the well being division.

Revealed in The Specific Tribune, June 29th, 2021.

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