LANDI KOTAL: To create consciousness regarding Dengue disease, an awareness session was organized here in Jirga hall Tehsil Landi Kotal on Wednesday.
The activity was arranged by the local political administration and was attended by the tribal elders, religious scholars, volunteers of various welfare organization, bazaar union, administration officials and members of the civic society. Speaking on the occasion Assistant Political Agent (APA) Landi Kotal, Niaz Muhammad who presided the session said that the purpose of the gathering was to educate the tribesmen prior of the breaking of the disease and to collectively make effective initiatives to curtain it.
He stressed upon the tribal to strictly follow precautionary measures and symptoms of the Dengue so that it could be treated on time. Earlier, Dr Hidayat Shinwari shed light on causes, symptoms and cures of Dengue and said the disease that caused biting of special mosquito could be curtain by use of net while going to sleep, covering ponds of water in the locality to halt breeding of the mosquito larva and wearing of full sleeves dress. He maintained that no special cure was prevailed for the disease as the heath specialist could provide supportive treatment to the effectee.