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Lahore Health Minister Advocates for Stronger Disease Prevention, Touts Reduced Dengue Fatalities

Lahore, At the Institute of Public Health, Provincial Minister for Primary and Secondary Health Care Khawaja Imran Nazir critiqued past government efforts in health management, while outlining current strategies to enhance disease prevention and control, particularly for dengue fever.

According to Directorate General Public Relation – Govt of Punjab, Minister Nazir spoke at the second session for district entomologists as master trainers, emphasizing the need for robust changes in the health system, including an overhaul of the health card system. He advocated for the application of new research, technology, and studies to adapt to health challenges effectively. Highlighting recent successes, Nazir noted a significant decrease in dengue-related deaths in Punjab, attributing this achievement to improved vector surveillance and monitoring that led to no reported deaths this year.

The session concluded with Minister Nazir distributing certificates to the entomologists, recognizing their role in combating diseases through informed and updated practices. Prominent health officials, including IPH Dean Dr. Zarfashan Tahir and Director of Communicable Disease Control Program Dr. Yadullah, were also present, underscoring the collaborative effort in the public health sector.

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