The role of anti-malaria officers is to manage field work, ranging from organising awareness programmes to monitoring vector-control activities. The capital has recorded 111 cases of malaria and 57 dengue cases so far this year.
Several leaders, including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal visited the cardio-neuro centre at AIIMS on Saturday to enquire about Jaitley’s health.
A notifiable disease is any disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities. The collation of information allows the authorities to monitor the disease, and provides early warning of possible outbreaks.
Mehrauli is one of the seven ancient cities that make up the present state of Delhi. Derived from the Sanskrit word Mihira-awali, it signifies the township where well-known astronomer Varahamihira of Vikramaditya’s court lived.
According to officials, even the sites identified for the construction of dispensaries will now first have a mohalla clinic set up there. A total of 48 such sites have been identified by the health department, said officials.