ABBOTTABAD    -   Deputy Commissioner Abbot­tabad Tariq Salam Marwat on Monday said that the Health Department, Water and Sani­tation Services Company (WSSCA) and TMEs jointly take measures for dengue larva control in all populated places. He expressed these views while chairing a meet­ing regarding Dengue Control at his office. 

The DC further said that tire shops, auto workshops, spare parts shops, junkyards, public transport, block factories, gov­ernment buildings, and other areas must be inspected and sprayed for the eradication of the dengue larva. 

Tariq Salam Marwat was directed for fog spray only in the presence of larvae. In the meeting, a briefing was given by the Health Department re­garding dengue control. Depu­ty Commissioner Abbottabad emphasized concrete mea­sures and public awareness to all departments regarding dengue control. He also issued instructions to the health and other concerned departments to start a special campaign for dengue control awareness among the people.

In the meeting, Deputy District Health Officer Dr. Shahzad Iqbal, MSDHQ Hos­pital Dr Amir Rasar, TMO Haveliyan Sajjad Haider, Chief Sanitary Wasa Inspector Mu­hammad Saqib, District Medi­cal Entomologist Dr. Aafia, Department of Education Male, Female, Civil Defense, Livestock, TMAs, Health De­partment and other officers participated.