Dengue website of Punjab gets 67,800 hits
LAHORE: Around 67,800 people have visited the website about dengue that was launched by the LGH administration to sensitise public about preventive measures against the disease, and this number is increasing continuously. Post Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore General Hospital Principal Prof Anjum Habib Vohra said that the website has proved to be very useful for the citizens as they have fully utilized it to remain up to dated and sensitised about the changing weather in connection with dengue and adaptation of preventive measures against this menace. He said that the dengue awareness website has been also very effective as it is in Urdu language so that everyone could get guidance and medical help from it. He further said that keeping in view the success of this website, the LGH administration is planning to launch web pages about other diseases and seasonal ailments as well so that people could also get assistance and consultancy about them while remaining at their homes. He said that LGH is play significant role fighting dengue and other diseases in collaboration with Punjab Government and Punjab Health Department. Maximum awareness about dengue is being provided to patients and their attendants at hospital level, he added. He stressed all the segments of life to focus on cleanliness in their residential areas and play their due role to combat diseases including dengue.