Dengue Awareness Seminar at UET

Anti-Dengue Task Force, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore organized an awareness seminar at UET Chemical Seminar Hall. The purpose of this seminar was to aware the students, teachers, and faculty members regarding the Dengue virus, fever, its symptoms, types, and treatment. Chief Medical Officer UET Health Clinic Dr. Shahzad was the guest speaker. Addressing the participants Dr. Shahzad gave an overview of the dengue virus, its prevention, and elimination required to combat the disease. He said, “It is our responsibility to keep our homes and places clean, avoid water accumulation in plants and herbs in the lawn, also wear full sleeves to avoid dengue mosquitoes, and keep windows close in homes and
offices.” He emphasized the use of mosquito nets, mosquito coils, liquids, and Mospel while sleeping on the terrace. Convener Anti-Dengue Task Force Prof. Dr. Anwar Latif, Senior Warden Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq, In-charge Day Care Centre/Hostel Warden, Zohra hall Dr. Rehana, Chairman Mining Engineering Department Prof. Dr. Shahab Saqib, and large number of students and faculty members attended the seminar.

 

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