HLDO (NGO) For Social Empowerment organized a free dengue checkup and awareness camp at Bhumiheen camp. The campaign aimed making people aware about “Prevention and Control of Dengue.With the increasing number of people affected by dengue, there is shortage of beds in the hospitals as more and more patients are approaching them for treatment of dengue. The campaign was set up by the HLDO NGO and a team of doctors. Around 100-200 people living in the slums of Bhumiheen area came to the campaign for free dengue checkup.
A volunteer of HLDO NGO said, “There have been several cases of people dying due to dengue and lack of proper medical treatment. It is spreading widely these days. Thus it is crucial to make people aware about the measures for the prevention and control of dengue. It feels great to be a part of such a noble cause. The campaign included all the facts and information about the causes and transmission of dengue fever, the symptoms & signs, the incubation period, diagnosis of dengue fever and the home remedies to combat it. “Chikungunya Symptoms: