From a Correspondent
Haflong, February 5: A two–day training–cum–demonstration of indoor residual spray of DDT organized by Joint Director, Health Services, Dima Hasao, Haflong among the staff of vector–borne diseases department from different health centres of Dima Hasao at the Cultural Institute Hall, Haflong concluded on Thursday. As a part of the programme, demonstration was done at Tularam Razi village, 2 km away from Haflong town.
The programme was conducted by Dr. Tirthankar Basu, Production Mager, Hindustan Insecticides Ltd. Govt. of India Enterprise, New Delhi, accompanied by ndita Gorlosa, District Vector–borne Diseases Consultant as per guidelines laid by World Health Organization to eradicate malaria totally. T. Basu explained the DDT spray staff about the caution to be taken while using the spray in the house, methods of preparing the DDT solution before spray, limits of DDT dosage as per the size of the area to be sprayed and how to refill the DDT solution as and when required.
The two–day programme was attended by a large number of villagers and medical staff.