Dengue eradication Presidential Task Force working towards reducing deaths

Dengue eradication Presidential Task Force working towards reducing deaths

Dengue eradication Presidential Task Force working towards reducing deaths

Written by Kumudu Jayawardana

10 Aug, 2017 | 11:21 am

The Presidential Task Force on Dengue Eradication has decided to utilise the support of all divisions to reduce the number of Dengue-related deaths.

This decision was taken during a meeting held under the auspices of Presidential Secretary on Wednesday evening.

Director General of Health Services, Dr. Jayasundara Bandara said that discussions were also held during the meeting regarding the steps that need to be taken in the future to prevent a Dengue epidemic situation.

Over 127,000 cases of Dengue have been reported in the country during the course of this year,  while more than 45% of the cases have been reported from the Western Province.

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