Awareness on Prevention on Vector Borne Diseases

RAMAKRISHNA SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL

M- BLOCK VIKASPURI, NEW DELHI -18

 JUNE 19, 2021

AWARENESS ON PREVENTION ON VECTOR BORNE DISEASES (DENGUE, CHIKUNGUNYA AND MALARIA)

 Dear Parents 

The Rainy Season, usually, contributes to the vector borne diseases. These are all mosquito generated diseases and sometimes take the shape of epidemic, if preventive measures are not taken. Prevention is the best method to control any disease. In order to control and prevent the outbreak of Dengue, Chikungunya  & Malaria, it is essential to prevent breeding of mosquitoes.

To check breeding of mosquitoes in the houses, we all must take the following measures for nipping the mosquitoes in the bud. The following do’s and don’ts must be followed to prevent the spread of such diseases:

DO’S
.Cover all water tanks and containers with well fitted lids.
.Empty, scrub and dry coolers every week before refilling. 
.Unused containers, junk materials, tyres, coconut shells etc. should be disposed of properly.
.Change water in flower vases, plant pots, bird baths every week.
.Wear full sleeved clothes and use mosquito repellents to avoid mosquito bites.
DON’TS
.Do not keep water containers open.
.Don’t use the old grass of the cooler in the next season and dispose of the same.
.Don’t throw broken utensils, unused bottles, tins, old tyres and other junk in the open.
.Don’t allow water to stagnate in and around houses in coolers, buckets, barrels, flower pots, coconut shells, etc.
.Don’t wear short sleeved clothes or play in water puddles or stagnant water.

By following the above Do’s and Don’ts, together we all can prevent the spread of such diseases. To spread more awareness, RKS has organised a few activities for all the students.

Students of different class-clusters should go through the following activities and participate whole-heartedly.

TOPIC: PREVENTION OF VECTOR BORNE DISEASES

Class   I – IV                : Prepare a Chart on Vector borne diseases.

Class  V – VIII             : Prepare a table consisting of the following points for Dengue, Malaria and Chikungunya :

  • Onset
  • Symptoms
  • Signs
  • Warning signs
  • Complications
  • Treatment 

Class   IX – XII            : Write a paragraph on how the spread of Vector-Borne diseases can be prevented in about

 100-120 words. 

 Below is the link where the different activities are to be uploaded.

 Last date of submission: June 26, 2021.

 Link: https://forms.gle/1avKyW9n38iWk84u7

Regards

Principal

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