Accordingly, in the coming time, dengue fever and other diseases might have high risks of outbreaks, especially in winter-spring season. Thus, the Municipal People’s Committee asked the Department of Health to review, evaluate and classify the situation of dengue fever in communes, wards and towns in the area. Based on the results, the capital city will give directions, guidelines on implementing measures to effectively prevent epidemic.
In addition, communes, wards and towns which have not recorded new infections will announce that the dengue fever is controlled as well as deploy measures to drastically prevent new patients. The rest must clean the environment, kill mosquitoes and larvae; focus on removing 196 remaining outbreaks.
Besides, People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns are tasked to concentrate on launching environmental sanitation campaigns; killing mosquitoes and larvae in schools.
For other diseases, the Municipal People’s Committee also asked the Department of Health to jointly give guidelines to People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns to review and implement vaccination against measles, whooping cough, rubella for children as stipulated by law; provide related information to the Department of Information and Communications for the popularization of diseases; proactively prepare for the vaccination against measles, whooping cough and rubella in 2018 to ensure safety and efficiency.