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* Sri Lanka Navy assists dengue control campaigns
Thu, Dec 5, 2019, 08:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to the Dengue control campaigns jointly organized by the National Dengue Control unit with Presidential Task Force for Dengue Control from 02nd to 04th December.

Under the patronage of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, many naval personnel from naval commands pertaining to Colombo, Gampaha, Jaffna, Matale, Batticaloa and Kalmunai areas took part.

The Dengue control campaigns are an initiative spearheaded by the Ministry of Defense along with the Ministry of Health.

In addition to naval personnel regularly participating in such campaigns across the country, Dengue prevention campaigns were also carried out within most naval premises in an effort to prevent a future epidemic of Dengue within the country.


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