'Dengue raid' begins today
The Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry, Department of Police and Civil
Security Committees are organizing the three-day campaign to destroy
mosquito breeding places in Colombo, Kandy, Kegalle, Gampaha and
Kalutara. Under this campaign, Health Ministry launched a dengue
awareness campaign yesterday while it also launched a shramadana
The main shramadana campaign to eradicate dengue was held at the
Police Quarters in Maradana.
A dengue prevention program will be launched today to nab mosquito
"We will take legal action against persons who are responsible for
mosquito breeding places. Under the Mosquito Breeding Control Act, I
have instructed officers to take a legal action against the offenders,"
Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said.