Lunawada: The State Government has carried out the campaign of Malaria Free Gujarat 2022. Under this campaign, the administration of Mahisagar District is also well equipped to stop the breeding of mosquitoes that can cause malaria.
The public awareness is necessary to control malaria and other mosquito borne diseases. Under the campaign Malaria Free Gujarat 2022, the health workers of all villages of the district carried out the survey and public awareness to control water born contagious diseases.
To control water born contagious diseases the health workers distribute preventive medicines for diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid, and Jaundice.
As the preventive measure to control malaria, the citizens of the district are also advised to maintain cleanliness in their surroundings and dispose of the unused items likes old tins, plant pots, freezer, coolers, water tanks, and pools so that the mosquitoes cannot breed. Especially children and pregnant women are advised to use the mosquito net.
Chief District Health Officer Dr. S. B. Shah has instructed all the medical officers and the health workers to collect the blood samples of malaria suspected patient for the investigation and provide immediate treatment during their field work.