LAHORE: A stroll aimed to advertise consciousness about rising risk of dengue throughout present monsoon season was held right here at Sandha street on Monday underneath the management of Punjab Well being Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid.
Social activists Ajmal Bhatti and Amir Ali together with a lot of individuals from numerous segments of the society attended the stroll which was organised by residents of Sandha and its adjoining areas.
The members had been holding placards and banners inscribed with completely different slogans on preventive methods in opposition to dengue and its very important hyperlink with cleanliness.
Well being minister distributed pamphlets and handbills among the many residents and shopkeepers alongside the route.
Whereas addressing the gathering, Dr Yasmin pressured upon the want to make sure cleanliness round homes and retailers.
She mentioned the federal government has arrange particular Anti-Dengue desks in all public sector hospitals throughout the province not solely to supply remedy to the sufferers but additionally to teach individuals.
The minister urged the residents to play their due position to eradicate dengue risk by guaranteeing cleanliness in homes, retailers,work locations and environment.
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