DNCC starts five-day dengue awareness road show

Published: September 30, 2018 17:52:55

A five-day road show involving ‘Baul’ and ‘Jari’ songs began in Dhaka North City Corporation areas on Sunday to raise awareness about the prevention of two mosquito-borne diseases – dengue and chikungunya.

DNCC panel mayor Aleya Sarwar Daisy inaugurated the road show at Karwan Bazar at 9 am, said a press release.

Speaking on the occasion, Daisy said DNCC has taken all-out measures to control mosquito and mosquito-borne diseases, reports BSS.

Side by side the mainstream mass media and social media, DNCC is using folk songs as a medium to raise awareness about prevention of dengue and chikungunya, she added.

“In the road show programme, we are distributing leaflets and chanting slogans along with folk songs to raise awareness about t

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