Selangor Journal

MPSJ launched Dengue Squad in schools

BY LIZAWATI MADFA
SUBANG JAYA, AUG 22: A total of 53 schools have participated in the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) School Dengue Squad in conjunction with the Anugerah Sekolah Sejahtera 2017 programme.
The Acting Yang Dipertua, Mohd Zulkurnain Che Ali said, it is MPSJ’s initiatives to expose the young generation on the dangers of dengue through the edutainment approach (education and entertainment).
He said, it is also a proactive step at grassroot level to curb and prevent the disease from spreading.
“The squad’s role is to prohibit and destroy Aedes breeding grounds and spread information and knowledge on the dangers of dengue,” he said.
MPSJ Denggi 1
He said that at the Exploration Programme and Dengue Prevention Squad Launching Ceremony at Sunway Lagoon today.
Themed ‘Melentur Buluh Biar Dari Rebungnya’, the inaugural programme is in collaboration with Selangor Education department, Petaling Perdana Education Department and Sunway Lagoon Malaysia.
The programme is participated by 39 primary schools, 14 secondary schools while 14 are national schools.
The Anugerah Sekolah Sejahtera programme was launched last May 17 with three components which are, health and cleanliness, environmental sustainability as well as landscape and cheerfulness.
The School Dengue Prevention Squad lies in the health and cleanliness component with the highest participation compared to other components.

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