LAHORE: Fearing dengue outbreak amid monsoon rains, Punjab Well being Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Thursday directed public hospitals to enhance preparedness degree to struggle dengue, ARY Information reported.
In accordance with an announcement issued by the Punjab’s Directorate Common Public Relations, Yasmeen Rashid directed all of the chief government officers of the federal government hospitals to take anti-dengue measures on emergency foundation.
Speaking to journalists, the minister claimed that hepatitis sufferers on the all the general public hospitals have been being offered freed from value medicines throughout the province.
She additional mentioned that the power of free screening check for the illness was additionally out there in any respect the federal government hospitals. The minister mentioned that the provincial authorities was striving had to offer the perfect well being amenities on the public hospitals.
Learn Extra: Take away Stagnant Water After Rain To Forestall Dengue Unfold: Well being Authorities
Earlier on July 7, Chief Govt Officer District Well being Authority Dr. Rashid Mehmood Khan had requested the residents to take away stagnant water in out of doors and family settings to cease mosquitoes from breeding after rain and submerged water.
The healthcare skilled had mentioned although solely two dengue circumstances have been detected within the 12 months 2019 there was a necessity to stay vigilant to stop the unfold of dengue larvae through the season.
He had urged the general public to stop the buildup of stagnant water after rain to protect towards mosquito-borne ailments together with dengue fever.