Dwarka: An awareness program on vector-borne diseases during the rainy season was organised by South Delhi Municipal Corporation(SDMC) at IP University, Dwarka on May 17, 2022. It was aimed to sensitise the Dwarka community on the prevention of vector-borne diseases ahead of the rainy season.
During the event, RWA representatives from Dwarka societies and University staff were made aware of sanitation measures and tips to avoid vector-borne diseases. SDMC officials interacted with the gathering and demonstrated ways to check the breeding of mosquitoes.
Rohtash Singh, Malaria Inspector, SDMC, Dwarka, says, “We are having meetings with RWAs and societies staff, and providing them training to prevent vector-borne diseases ahead of the rainy season. We are frequently organizing such awareness programs and have been getting a good response. Collectively, we can protect the community from vector-borne diseases.”
Dr Naveen Rai Tuli, Deputy Health Officer, SDMC, Najafgarh Zone shared how collective efforts have shown positive results in Delhi South Zone in his address.
Professor Mahesh Verma, Vice-Chancellor of IP University appreciated the work of SDMC and assured to work together with SDMC and the community with his university to lead the fight against vector-borne diseases.
He said that collective efforts can completely check such vector-borne diseases in Dwarka.