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Navy conducts dengue prevention programmes

Navy conducts dengue prevention programmesSri Lanka Navy together with the Medical Officers of Health in Kytes and Velani conducted several Dengue prevention programmes recently (28th -29th September 2016).

Naval Public Health Inspectors and naval personnel in the Northern Naval Command rendered their assistance to the programme.

During two days programme, participants made field visits to over 1,897 houses in respective areas and educated the public with regard to precautionary measures of Dengue.National Cancer Prevention Society also conducted a cancer prevention programme to educate naval personnel on how to identify cancer, its signs, symptoms and prevention actions at SLNS Elara and SLNS Uththara recently.

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