Local September 7, 2019 | 7:41 am

Health department intensifies dengue control actions

Public Health will continue preventive work. ARCHIVE

The Minister of Health, Dr. Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas, reported that the government continues to work steadily in order to reduce the incidence of dengue in the country.

The official said that the recurring and timely days of social mobilization has been part of the strategy of inter-institutional inclusion that seeks to involve everyone in the fight against this disease.

Sánchez Cárdenas also said that he felt optimistic about the goal that the Health entity has set for the dengue cases to decrease considerably in the next six weeks.

I appreciate President Medina’s support in activating 366 public and private institutions.”
RAFAEL SÁNCHEZ C. Minister of Health.

“The key is prevention. If we all participate and do what we have to do, we will lower the rate of those affected by the disease, each citizen must propose to monitor inside and outside their homes so that there is no type of object that can be a means of reproduction for the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits Dengue

He asked to clean not only during the epidemic month, “the goal should always be to do it, through simple actions such as de-waste, and that water is also stored properly, and listen to the guidelines we offer constantly through the media on how to prevent dengue,” said Minister Sánchez.