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Schools told to clean compounds

Mere Naleba
Thursday, February 20, 2014

EDUCATION Ministry permanent secretary Dr Brij Lal calls on schools to be proactive and begin cleaning surroundings in light of an increase in dengue fever cases.

Dr Lal said teachers should organise clean-up campaigns in their schools and also educate the children to destroy mosquito breeding places.

"Clean-up campaigns are normal in schools but now that we are having an increase in the number of dengue fever cases, I would encourage schools to do more clean-up and play a proactive role in this campaign," Dr Lal said.

"I don't want to see or hear of cases where students are affected because the school compounds are dirty."

He said the teachers should lead by example in cleaning neglected areas in the school premises.

"Schools normally have clean-up campaigns but I'm asking teachers and board members to take the extra step of ensuring that none of their students suffer from dengue fever while in their care.

"It will be wise if they educate the younger children on dengue fever and how we can all work together to reduce the number of cases in the country."








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