SDMC Mayor inaugurates campaign against waterborne diseases

first_imgNew Delhi: SDMC Mayor Suneeta Kangra has stressed upon the need of making united efforts against the outbreak of water borne diseases. She said that precaution is always being considered better than the cure. Kangra on Monday inaugurated a two month-long campaign against water-borne diseases from a school building under Madipur ward. She stated that such campaigns will be launched from all the wards. A large number of children present at Madipur School expressed their commitment to make the campaign a grand success. They joined hands in disseminating the message against the three water-borne diseases. The experts from the Public Health Department requested residents to every week thoroughly clean all utensils, coolers, flower pots, tires and other items which are conducive to the accumulation of water. Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal NagarWhile addressing a gathering of children and residents, she stated that the fear of mosquitoes breeding becomes more during the rainy season. “The substantial breeding becomes a cause of the outbreak of the Dengue and Chikungunya. There is no treatment of these diseases and it require due care and caution. The Mosquito can bite 15 to 20 persons simultaneously at one point of time. These diseases are gaining ground only because of our negligence. The number of mosquitoes multiplies fast and their bite can make people ill,” SDMC Mayor Kangra added.last_img

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