Lucknow: In view of the prevention and control of communicable diseases, a joint workshop of councillors and officers, employees, associate organizations UNICEF, WHO, Family Health India organized and planned with the officials of the Medical and Health Department about the duties and responsibilities/contribution of local bodies towards the prevention of communicable diseases.
During the workshop, the councillors and SFIs in each ward have instructed to do extensive cleaning to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes, regular lifting of garbage, cutting of bushes growing on the side of the road, fogging, etc. by the Mayor. Along with this, the use of shallow hand pumps should be barred, they should be marked with red color, there should not be any kind of water logging in public places and houses, the information of the people suffering from fever should be given immediately to the local public hospitals. Instructions were also given to take cooperation.
Meat, meat fish shops will be away from the localities, the mayor has given instructions to mark the meat, meat fish shops in all the zones.
It was suggested by the Health Department and the councillors that mosquitoes breed more due to the dirt from sugarcane, meat and fish shops in the city. In such a situation, these shops should be shifted to other places away from the population. On which the Mayor directed the Additional Municipal Commissioner to select one or two places in each zone by marking meat, fish and meat shops in all the zones and removing them from the localities, so that communicable diseases can be prevented from spreading in different localities. can be stopped. For this, cooperation of district administration and health department will be taken. In this sequence, instructions were given by the Honorable Mayor to take punitive action against the shopkeepers who spread dirt.
The health department team informed that the main cause of meningitis in communicable diseases is that of pigs, in which the virus infected by pigs is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes, on which the mayor campaigned to the veterinary officer to remove pigs from the city limits. instructed to leave.
On this occasion, Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia along with Additional Municipal Commissioner Abhay Pandey, Assistant Municipal Commissioner Yamunadhar Chauhan, Municipal Health Officer Sunil Kumar, District Malaria Officer Ritu and councillors of various wards were present.