DENGUE/ DENGUE HAEMORRHAGIC FEVER
 
VECTOR CONTROL MEASURES

1. PERSONAL PROPHALATIC MEASURES


  • Use of mosquito repellent creams, liquids, coils, mats etc.
  • Wearing of full sleeve shirts and full pants with socks
  • Use of bednets for sleeping infants and young children during day time to prevent mosquito bite
2. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL

  • Use of larvivorous fishes in ornamental tanks, fountains, etc.
  • Use of biocides
3. CHEMICAL CONTROL

  • Use of chemical larvicides like abate in big breeding containers
  • Aerosol space spray during day time
4. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT & SOURCE REDUCTION METHODS

  • Detection & elimination of mosquito breeding sources
  • Management of roof tops, porticos and sunshades
  • Proper covering of stored water
  • Reliable water supply
  • Observation of weekly dry day
5. HEALTH EDUCATION

  • Impart knowledge to common people regarding the disease and vector through various media sources like T.v., Radio, Cinema slides, etc.
6. COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

  • Sensitilizing and involving the community for detection of Aedes breeding places and their elimination