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SDMC, IEC intensify check on dengue, malaria

SDMC, IEC intensify check on dengue, malaria
The Public Health Department of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has intensified information education and communication (IEC) campaign for prevention and control of vector borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya.
Beside that, nukkad natak and street plays will be carried out from August 7 for next two months to create awareness.
All the school, construction sites, tourist places, and offices etc have been issued advisory to keep school premises breeding free.
The Corporation has also advised for wearing full sleeved uniform or clothes to protect from the mosquito bite.
A senior SDMC official said that 25 lakh bulk SMSs has been sent to the general public including numbers collected by dengue breeding checkers during house to house visit for creating awareness.
More than 19 lakh handbills have been distributed, 2,459 banners have been displayed and approximately 64,000 stickers have been pasted at various locations to curb the menace of these diseases.
"SDMC has observed June and July as anti-dengue and malaria month in all the wards of SDMC and had involved the area councillors and RWAs.
Besides, 2,805 RWAs meeting have been organised till date," he added.
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