Selangor Journal

Citizens called to increase hygiene, prevent zika and dengue

BY: NORHAYATI UMOR
SHAH ALAM, DEC 1: Citizens in the state have been asked to increase hygiene levels in their homes and workplace to avoid zika and dengue outbreaks.
His Royal Highness the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah said that citizens should always keep the environment clean and free from any disease.
He said that a developed state status can only be achieved if its citizens are healthy and active.
“Cleanliness in the state is a mutual responsibility rather than an individual one.
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“Good hygiene is a habit that should be practiced by all, to stay healthy in developing the state,” he said while officiating the Shah Alam Hospital.
Her Royal Highness Tengku Permaisuri Selangor, Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin was also present.
His Majesty was also accompanied by Dato’ Menteri Besar, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and his wife, Datin Seri Shamsidar Tahrin.
His Majesty urged the rakyat to practice healthy living and increase knowledge in health.
“This can be done by referring and asking those who are qualified in the medical field.
“I also advise the rakyat not to be influenced by and to refrain from using drugs that are not approved by the health ministry,” he said.
He said that rakyat need to be smart in whatever they choose to do or consume, in order to maintain their health and avoid adverse effects on their physical and mental health.

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