The Public Health Inspectors Union states that it is impossible to contain the dengue pandemic devoid of tackling the issue within the Colombo Municipal Council jurisdiction.
Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, Chairman of the PHI's
Association Upul Rohana stated that the highest numbers of dengue patients were recorded from the Colombo District.
He also stated that the Ministry of Health did not possess alternatives to combat the permeation of dengue within lagoons & water wells.
Rohana also noted that the Ministry of Health has been incapable of introducing revisions to the Mosquito Control Act as of yet.