ICT admin launches dengue awareness drive

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Islamabad: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration with the collaboration of District Health Office on Friday started an awareness campaign to combat the dengue outbreak in the Federal Capital.

According to the spokesman of ICT’s administration, Deputy Commissioner, Irfan Nawaz Memon, and District Health Officer, Dr. Zaeem Zia, led the campaign by engaging directly with the public.

They handed out informational pamphlets to residents, aiming to educate them about preventive measures against dengue. The DC highlighted that the success of the dengue prevention campaign relies heavily on the active participation of citizens.

He urged everyone to adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) designed to prevent dengue. To tackle the issue effectively, joint teams have been established to locate and eliminate dengue larvae across the city.