Ministry declares national Dengue Prevention Week from September 10th-Video
Ministry of Health has declared the week from September 10th to 16th as a National Dengue Prevention Week to launch island wide cleaning campaigns for mosquito eradication as well as awareness campaigns.
During the Dengue Prevention Week health officials with the assistance of the security forces will inspect houses and building premises to check for dengue breeding places and issue a citation where dengue breeding places are identified.
The Ministry has requested the public to extend support to the health officials who visit the households by cleaning their premises during this period.
According to the Epidemiology Unit of Heath Ministry, during the last 8 months of this year 28 thousand 336 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Unit from all over the island.