Top 3 Aedes breeding sites in Dhaka
The latest Dhaka City Corporation larval survey
revealed that aedes egg concentration in Dhaka is highest in the (1)
roof-top uncovered water tanks,
followed by (2)
open cemented water tanks
in under construction buildings, and (3)
found in open space.
All city dwellers are urged to pay highest
attention to these top breeding sites, side by side the other identified
common sites already known (see BDW section).
A 3-week training course in Dhaka
Allergy Ezthma Environment Research &
Skin Care Institute (AEERSCI) &
Al-Beruni Hospital are
jointly organising a 3-week long training course on dengue prevention.
School & College students as well as health
service related persons are requested to contact at the following
telephone numbers: 811-8905,
Dengue Resistance Day Sunday 11 August 2002
Dhaka Mayor Khoka has declared Sunday 11
August 2002 as the "Dengue Resistance Day" in Dhaka City.
All city dwellers are urged to participate
actively in the social movement against the aedes mosquito.
Dhaka University area
Dhaka Medical College Hospital area
Source: DCC survey July 2002.
Consultation Meeting 7 August 2002 by Dhaka City Mayor
consultation meeting is scheduled to take place Wednesday 7 August 2002
at Mahanagar Nattya Mancha to discuss dengue situation with journalists,
NGOs, academicians, political parties & leaders. Dhaka City Mayor Sadek
Hossain Khoka will chair the meeting as a part of mass awareness
An emergency meeting is convened tomorrow
Sunday 4 August 2002
at the Secretariat, Ministry of Health, to review the countrywide dengue
situation in Bangladesh. Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. Khondoker
Mosharraf Hossain will preside over the meeting.
Health Secretary Fazlur Rahman informed the press yesterday.
The Director General of Health Department Prof. ABM
from today Saturday 3 August monitor the dengue treatment programme in
Dhaka city hospitals.
He informed BSS that a total of 500
people were affected by dengue fever
last month. And a
public awareness raising campaign has already started over
radio & television.
blood platelet cell separator devices are installed and operational at
Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
information shown here are from different sources. The SDNP is not
responsible for any inaccuracy in them.