Mangalore: MCC Strives to Curb Malaria, Dengue in City
Pics: Spoorthi Ullal
Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (VM)
Mangalore, Aug 11: In a bid to make the city disease-free, Mangalore City Corporation and Dakshina Kannada hotels and restaurant association jointly organized an awareness campaign on malaria and dengue at Hotel Woodlands here on Friday August 10.
Inaugurating the campaign, mayor Gulzar Banu said that it is important to prevent dreaded diseases like malaria, dengue by organizing these kinds of campaigns.
"In this regard various organizations should join hands with the corporation to conduct awareness programmes," she said.
On the occasion, mosquito nets were also distributed to workers by deputy mayor Amithakala. She said that one can can prevent these harmful diseases by keeping one's surroundings clean.
A mobile dengue checkup lab was also inaugurated on the occasion by Bhaskar Chandra Shetty from the health department. He said the city corporation will organize various programmes to keep the city clean.
Kudpi Jagadish Shenoy, president of Dakshina Kannada hotels and restaurant associations welcomed and Manjunath compered.
Dr Sudarshan, health officer, Srikanth Rao among others were present.