31 May 2023, 20:17

Taposh emphasizes social awareness to prevent Dengue


DHAKA, May 31, 2024 (BSS) - Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) 
Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh today paid emphasis on social awareness to 
eradicate Dengue.

"Applying pesticides is not enough to prevent dengue...Social awareness 
should be raised," he said. 

He said this at a name plaque unveiling programme of Sanghanayak Suddhananda 
Road adjacent to Bashabo Buddhist Temple in the capital, said a press release 

Later, the Mayor took part at that anti-dengue campaign by distributing 
leaflets among the people of the area.

"We have undertaken mass awareness on anti-dengue leaflet distribution 
programme to control the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in the 
upcoming Monsoon season," he said.

Taposh requested the city dwellers to clean their houses and not let allow 
any stagnant water where Aedes mosquito can breed and spread Dengue disease.

"Both the city corporations have pesticide committees to conduct mosquito 
control activities. There are experts from different levels in the 
committees. The city corporations imported and stored pesticides for the 
entire year based on those expert's recommendations," he said.

With the support from DG health, the special combing operation that DNCC has 
started will continue till Thursday.


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