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Dengue Awareness Programs

24 Mar , 2016,
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The spread of dengue has been on the rise, making it a critical health concern throughout the island. In this regard, Union Manushyathwaya, partnered with the Divisional Ministry of Health (DMOH) and the Public Health Department (PHD) of the Colombo Municipal Council, to implement Dengue awareness programmes.
Apart from the awareness programs, a special set of programs were conducted with the schools aimed at initiating behavioural changes of the children within the community to address the dengue issue.

 
Program Name 2016 2017 2018 (Jan to June)
No of Programs No of Life Touched No of Programs No of Life Touched No of Programs No of Life Touched
Dengue - House to House Visit 23 8738 Houses 12 2110 Houses 1 70 Houses
Shramadana Campaign 1 - 1 1 - -
Leaflet Distribution 34 - 39 39 - -