Health department enforces regulations

Published: May 15, 2018
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PHOTO: INP/FILE

PHOTO: INP/FILE

LAHORE: The Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department Punjab reinforced the Punjab Prevention and Control of Dengue Relations 2018 as the dengue season is about to start.

These regulations shall remain enforced till 30th November.

According to the notifications issued by the department the owners, residents of houses and properties would be responsible for ensuring the prevention and eradication of dengue in their houses and properties for which they will be responsible to remove and destroy the solid waste and discarded things capable of holding water and placed in the open air.

The house holders will remove all dengue hotspots from their premises and they will cooperate with the dengue teams coming for dengue surveillance activities.

Hospitals and clinics will be responsible to provide data of dengue patients to the health department or visiting health inspectors.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 15th, 2018.

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