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WHO launches game to encourage children to help fight dengue

The game, released by PAHO in Spanish, shows a boy seeking the causes of illness of his sister

 
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Pueblo Pitanga game screen shows character during awareness in your community Screen highlights cycle of dengue The game's main character Pueblo Pitanga, Fábio
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Pueblo Pitanga game screen shows character during awareness in your community
Screen highlights cycle of dengue
The game's main character Pueblo Pitanga, Fábio

The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) created the computer game Pueblo Pitanga. Enemigos mufflers. Available in Spanish, has not been scheduled for translation into Portuguese, the game seeks to educate young people about the health of a community and its relation to the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases, with emphasis on the fight against dengue.

The main character is Fabio, a child who walks through the city of Pitanga to discover the cause of a disease, mysterious at first, it took his sister, Luisa, to the hospital. During the trip, and many other people get sick with symptoms different from those presented by Luisa.

In the end, the problem is solved thanks to the efforts of residents, government entities and private schools in eliminating mosquito breeding sites and improve the hygiene of the inhabitants of Pitanga.

Dengue is a disease that affects over 100 million people worldwide each year. In Brazil, is one of the greatest impact on public health.

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