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Anti-dengue seminar held at ARL.

ISLAMABAD -- An anti-dengue seminar was organized by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) here on Monday to educate the people of surrounding areas for taking preventive measures to eradicate dengue virus during the ongoing season.

A large number of people from the local Community, District Administration, Civil Society, other officials from various Government Departments and local Schools 'teachers and students participated.

Doctors from Attock Hospital (Pvt.) Limited (AHL), Assistant Commissioner Rawalpindi and representative from Punjab Agriculture Department highlighted preventive measures against the spread of Dengue.

This session was concluded by Head of the Department of Human Resource and Administration of ARL. He emphasized the need to be proactive in combating the dengue virus and highlighted that 90% of dengue lorva breeds from our homes due to lack of awareness.

In the end he thanked all the participants for sparing time and said that ARL is taking all preventive measures to eradicate the growth and spread of dengue virus and special teams have been geared up by ARL for hot and cold fumigation and spray on daily basis and to build the capacity in this respect.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 3, 2015
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