DHA to raise awareness on smog

CEO directed to run the campaign in order to sensitise the public regarding smog


​ Our Correspondents October 02, 2019
PHOTO: REUTERS

RAWALPINDI: District Health Authority (DHA) has prepared a strategy to sensitise the public regarding the hazardous effects of smog ahead of winter.

While chairing a departmental meeting yesterday in the presence of Focal Person for Smog Dr. Muhammad Ali Mirza, DHA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Sohail Chaudhry urged the citizens to get their vehicles inspected before October and repair them if they were emitting excessive smoke.

Smog forces locals onto the streets

He added the windows and doors should be kept closed during the smog season.

CEO directed to run the campaign using all forms of media including social and electronic and added that DHA would organise seminars in educational institutions as well as set up banners on the roads in order to sensitise the public regarding the matter.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 2nd, 2019.

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