Medical

Govt committed to eliminate dengue: Dr. Zafar

Daily review meeting regarding current situation of dengue was held in Islamabad on Friday with Special Assistant on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr. Zafar Mirza and Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid in the chair.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Zafar Mirza said the federal government is committed to eliminate dengue and ensure free medical treatment facilities to the patients.

He directed the administration of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to take effective steps for prevention and eradication of dengue virus.

He said Dengue Information Cell has been established at National Institute of Health. He said data of dengue patients is being collected from the entire country.

Source: Radio Pakistan