Interim CM directs to control Malaria in a week

KARACHI (APP) : Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh Justice (Retd.) Maqbool Baqir, while taking notice of increasing malaria cases across the province here on Sunday, directed the Health Department and Local Government (LG) Department to take necessary measures to control the disease in a week.

He said that most of the cases were being reported from Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Larkana and Sukkur divisions.

The caretaker CM directed the Health Department to launch a campaign against the elimination of malaria.

Baqar also directed to make arrangements for the availability of malaria drugs and wards in all government hospitals.

He said that the LG department should start spraying mosquito killers in their respective areas.

He further said that the Solid Waste Management Board should improve sanitation.