Precautionary measures urged during monsoon

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Farkhand Iqbal on Friday directed the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) to make people aware about the epidemic diseases caused in monsoon. He also called for taking necessary measures to deal with possible spread of such diseases.

The CDA chairman said this while addressing a meeting at the authority’s office.

The DHS director told the chairman that they were already awaring people in the capital about the epidemic diseases caused in monsoon.

The DHS director said that during this season people should be aware of hygiene and food safety precautions.

He also advised people to consume nutritious food and avoid eating out during rainy season.

“Prepare meals with full precaution and maintain health and hygiene in the entire house,” he advised citizens. app

Source: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012%5C08%5C18%5Cstory_18-8-2012_pg11_3