Chief Minister asks health officials to distribute 21 lakh mosquito nets

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu today directed the officials of Medical and Health department to immediately distribute 21 lakh mosquito nets to enable the people to combat seasonal diseases with main focus on tribal areas.

Addressing at a review meeting here today, he said that the government was intent on improving public health by putting patients at the centre of its efforts. He said that he would not compromise on the service delivery standards in the health sector. He said that there was no resource constraint but some officers and employee of the MDH were found to be derelict in discharging their duties.

He said that four departments, Health and Family Welfare, Tribal Welfare, Municipal Administration and Panchayat Raj must work together efficiently by focusing on supplying clean drinking water, sanitation and anti-mosquito and anti-larval operations.

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