Health min TS Singh Deo launches MDA programme to make Chhattisgarh Filaria-free

Health min TS Singh Deo launches MDA programme to make Chhattisgarh Filaria-free

Raipur: Health minister TS Singh Deo on Monday launched Mass Drug Administration (MDA) programme for eradication of filaria in four districts of Chhattisgarh.

On this occasion, while expressing gratitude to all present including the national level officers, health officials of the state, he said that we not only have to make this medicine available to the people but also motivate them to consume it. He said that it should be our effort to ensure that when people of the state reached the center to take this medicine, they should also consume it simultaneously at the same time. With this initiative, we will be successful in making Chhattisgarh filariasis free.

In this virtual programme, the health minister has given a message of public awareness by consuming filarial medicines himself.