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National Dengue Prevention Campaign kicks off in Hulhumalé

January 7, 2018 : 9:09 am

The National Dengue Prevention Campaign 2018 was initiated by Minister of Health Mr. Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim, yesterday morning in Hulhumalé.

This campaign is organized by Health Protection Agency in collaboration with Housing Development Corporation and WHO Maldives.

After the kickoff, a number of vector control activities were carried out throughout Hulhumalé to cleanup of different areas of Hulhumalé, discard stagnant exposed water and any unused discarded items.

Several stakeholders came together to support this initiative including Maldives Inland Revenue Authority and Maldivian Red Crescent.

National Dengue Prevention Campaign 2018 targets to create public awareness on preventive measures on dengue control and identification and elimination of potential breeding grounds.