Multipronged Approach in St. Ann To Tackle Dengue Outbreak


The St. Ann Health Department has adopted a multipronged approach in the fight against dengue fever as the parish reports an increase buy levitra on line canada in suspected cases of the mosquito-borne disease.

Addressing the monthly meeting of the St. Ann Municipal Corporation, Medical Officer of Health for St. Ann, Dr. Tamika Henry, said although the country is not currently in outbreak mode, the parish is on high alert due to the how to get cialis without prescription endemic nature of dengue in Jamaica.

She explained that the multipronged strategy includes surveillance, case management, health education, human australia price per tablet for levitra 20mg resource reinforcement, larvicidal and adulticidal activities, source reduction, external stakeholder engagement, and continuous monitoring and evaluation.

Active and passive surveillance methods are being employed to detect suspected cases early.