Anti-Malaria month

Port Blair
13 Jun 2017

“Malaria Control everyone’s concerned” is the theme of this year Anti-Malaria awareness programme, June 2017. As such, a meeting was held in the conference hall of PHC Ferrargunj recently. Dr H.M. Siddaraju, Deputy Director (Malaria) explained in details about the importance of early detection and complete treatment and vector control for elimination of malaria. He also stressed on the importance of use of mosquito net especially for under five year children and pregnant mothers to prevent mosquito bite. He emphasized that vector borne disease control is everyone’s responsibility. It can easily be achieved if everyone cooperates by active community participation in Malaria control programme.