by: Abdul Rahim Khan Ghouri
Highlight that dengue symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, and a decrease in white blood cells. Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed
To educate students, we will continue organizing such awareness sessions, seminars, and workshops in the future at the university, stated Dr. Ali Raza.
Karachi: Dengue Fever is an infection spread by mosquitoes, and it requires intense social efforts for prevention. Providing accurate information about dengue prevention can significantly reduce the number of dengue cases in Sindh. These thoughts were expressed by Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, Deputy Director General of the Vector Borne Diseases Sindh Department of Health, during a “Dengue Awareness” session held at the Iqra University North Campus.
He stated that dengue symptoms include fever, headache, joint pain, muscle pain, and a decrease in white blood cells. It is crucial to act on the precautionary measures issued by the Sindh Health Department to effectively control diseases like dengue and prevent their rapid spread.
Professor Syed Ali Raza, Director Campus Iqra University North Campus, emphasized the importance of education in public health, promoting awareness, and encouraging students to actively participate in safeguarding the health of the community. He mentioned that the Health Sciences department of Iqra University North Campus would continue to organize awareness sessions, seminars, and workshops in the future to educate young Students so that they are well-prepared to face any health challenges in the future.
HOD Dr. Saad Saleem, an expert in physical therapy, stressed the immediate need for management and treatment of dengue fever. Understanding dengue symptoms, seeking medical assistance, and adopting precautionary measures to prevent mosquito bites are crucial steps in dealing with this disease.
Iqra University North Campus conducts such seminars, sessions, and workshops to ensure that students not only excel in their educational pursuits but also gain awareness about life-threatening diseases. At the end of the event, Dr. Syed Ali Raza, Director Iqra University North Campus, presented a shield to Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, Deputy Director General of Vector Borne Diseases, and Dr. Rabiqa Saleem, the convener of the event, concluded the proceedings.