The Cuban people is the main protagonist of the epidemiological battle

Tomorrow begins the distribution throughout the provinces and municipalities of a document containing the measures to be taken by Cuban families, to fight the mosquito Aedes aegypti and prevent epidemics, explained Teresa Ramirez Paz, an official of the National Directorate of the CDR attends Public Health.

He said that the grassroots leaders of the Committees and of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), and the People’s Council, as well as doctors and nurses of the family will receive preparedness for successful conduct of the hearings.

In neighborhood meetings in municipalities with high levels of mosquito infestation must involve a specialist or health official, from the levels of complexity of these territories.

According to the official, days two and 3 March hearings recover those CDR where for some exceptional situation such meetings were not conducted.

Among the actions that orients the largest mass organization its membership include accompanying the operator in the home inspection, allowing brushing deposits and application of Abate one percent, the requirement for an appropriate requisition of all premises and warehouses as well as ensuring fumigation.

In addition, families are encouraged to perform weekly Autofocus treatment and go to the doctor immediately in the presence of fever, rash (rash), redness of the eyes (conjunctivitis), and headache and back.

In an appeal published on General Raul Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, states that although the country’s leadership adopted an action plan, the main character in battle vector is the people, “the active collaboration of agencies, mass organizations and the community. “

According to recent statistics, more than 30 American countries reported cases of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika; while Angola, in Africa, currently facing an outbreak with growing trend of Yellow Fever.

Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernandez

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