Ha Noi to effectively implement prevention and control of dengue fever (18/07/2017)
HNP – The Ha Noi People’s Committee has just granted the Directive No. 13/CT-UBND on strengthening the implementation of preventive measures for dengue fever in the area.
Accordingly, to proactively prevent dengue fever in the capital city, Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee asked the Department of Health to continue cooperating with People’s Committees of districts and towns to thoroughly carry out campaigns on boosting environmental sanitation, killing mosquitoes and larvae, spraying chemicals; health systems from the capital city to localities are tasked to enhance inspection to timely detect diseases to deploy measures for disease prevention and control; ensure enough medicines, human resources, means to treat patients as soon as possible and minimize deaths caused by dengue fever.
Relevant departments and sectors will cooperate with the Department of Health and People’s Committees of districts, towns to strengthen communication, education on prevention and control of dengue fever with diversified forms in accordance with recommendations of the Ministry of Health; give information to medical establishments when recording dengue fever patients for early treatment; launch environmental sanitation campaigns in schools, working places, etc.
In addition, People’s Committees of districts and towns are responsible for mobilizing all available resources to ensure prevention and control of dengue fever.; proactively arranging and mobilizing sectors, agencies, collectives and community, especially youths to coordinate with the health sector to drastically implement environmental sanitation campaigns; strictly handling individuals and owners who do not take part in environmental sanitation campaigns; regularly checking and promoting the prevention of dengue fever in localities, giving reports on disease situation, fluctuation to the Department of Health, etc.
By Tran Huong