IVMP to treat vector-borne diseases in merged areas: Dr Shaista
PESHAWAR: The Integrated Vector Management Programme for Merged Areas is actively involved in control and treatment of all vector borne diseases in Merged Areas and subdivisions, Dr Shaista Ilyas, Programme Manager IVMP said. Dr Shaista Ilyas said that during the current year the IVMP have actively participated in the COVID-19 activities.
On the directive of Minister Health Taimur Jhagra and Chief Secretary Dr Kazim Niaz, Director Health Services Merged Areas Dr Niaz Afridi, Imtiaz Ali, Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, have taken especial measures in forms of active campaigns in all sub-districts and districts.
Dr Niaz Afridi in this connection while speaking on the occasion said that they were being involved in all districts with multi-sectoral approach for mechanical sweeping, chemical destruction of the breeding sites of the vectors and also conducted awareness sessions for VBDs through maintaining the social distancing and wearing face masks as per the SOPs. – APP