Dengue awareness drive begins in city’s schools


KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Monday said that 500,000 awareness pamphlets will be distributed during ongoing awareness campaign against dengue in Karachi city and the purpose of this campaign is to create awareness among the people.

In his statement, Dahar said that during current week, awareness pamphlets would be given to the students at government and private schools all over Karachi and in this regard, Director Private and Government Schools had been informed in black and white. He said the role of social mobilisers in making the campaign a success is very crucial and they must perform their duties honestly.

He directed in-charge dengue Program Dr Masood Solangi to submit report on daily basis regarding ongoing awareness campaign and no negligence would be tolerated in this regard.