Public Health
10.01.2013

Government of Rio opens two new centers of dengue in the state of hydration

In all, five units in the Northwest region Fluminense with capacity for each center, 300 people per day

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Cities and Cambuci Miracema in Northwest Fluminense, will win two centers hydration of dengue
Cities and Cambuci Miracema in Northwest Fluminense, will win two centers hydration of dengue

The cities of Cambuci and Miracema in Northwest Fluminense, will win this weekend two centers of hydration of dengue. In all, five units in the region (Aperibé, Italva and St. Anthony of Padua have been installed), with capacity for each center, 300 people per day.

As reported by the State Department of Health, municipalities will also receive inputs, informational materials, and blocking actions with seal breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Aperibé, Miracema and Cambuci are with high rates of disease transmission.

"The chances of dengue epidemic in these cities are great. A State Department of Health's role is to assess the capacity to meet these municipalities and warn the public about disease prevention," said Superintendent of Epidemiological Surveillance and Environmental Alexandre Chieppe.

On Friday, four teams of assistant secretary of health surveillance, primary care and humanization of the State Department of Health (SES-RJ) will visit the cities of San José de Uba, Aperibé, Italva, St. Anthony of Padua, and Cambuci Miracema. The goal is to assist, in conjunction with the health departments of home town, in professional training, monitoring and flow conditions of service to the population.

<b> Mobilization </ b>

Next Saturday (11), the central square of Aperibé receive a large mobilization action to combat dengue. The State Department of Health, along with the health department of the city, organize a campaign for cleaning the city, as well as lectures and distribution of informational materials. Team leaders will be on site to educate the children who will receive information about disease prevention and can see samples of larvae of the mosquito Aedes aegypti.

<b> 10 Minutes Against Dengue </ b>

The campaign of the State Department of Health is warning tone to avoid an alarm this summer and is an important tool for raising awareness of the need for all to engage in combat focus of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits the disease. The initiative campaign - developed in conjunction with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation / Fiocruz - was inspired by one of the strategies adopted by the Singapore government to control Aedes aegypti, managing to stop the epidemic facing the country between 2004 and 2005.

Source: Isaude.net