Anti-Dengue / Anti-Measles Day

Anti-Dengue / Anti- Measles Day was observed in Government College University, Faisalabad on August 18, 2013 (Sunday) as per directions of HED, Govt. of the Punjab vide letter No. D.S (S.I) 1-24/2013 dated 13-08-2013. Following activities were carried out.

Awareness Seminar

An awareness Seminar on Measles and Dengue was arranged in Iqbal Hall, VC’s Secretariat at 10:00 am. All the Academic and Non-academic staff of Government College University, Faisalabad participated in the Seminar. Ms. Zeeshan Ahmad Khan Secretary CDC was the Stage Secretary of the Seminar

The following speakers highlighted the importance of the subject.

Dr. Muhammad Hidayat Rasool
Chairman, Department of Microbiology
Convener / Focal Person CDC
(Topic – Measles)

Dr. Muhammad Kashif Zahoor
Assistant Professor / Member CDC
(Breeding places identification of Aedes Mosquito & Larvae)

Dr. Muhammad Shabab Nasir
Assistant Professor / Member CDC
(Control and prevention of Dengue)

The participants took keen interest in all three presentations and asked a number of useful questions which were answered in Q/A session. The Director HR, Sheikh Muhammad Akram, Registrar, Muhammad Ayub & Dean Faculty of Science & Technology and Supervisor CDC Prof. Dr. Naureen Aziz Qureshi also addressed the audience at the occasion. Seminar ended with a dua form Dr. Sher Ali.

Awareness Walk

Seminar was followed by an awareness walk routed form VC’s Secretariat through Chenab Chawk, Imam Bargah Chawk and ended at Gate No. 06 of Government College University, Faisalabad. The Dean, Directors, Chairpersons, Incharges, faculty members and supporting staff of Government College University, Faisalabad participated in the Walk. The participants lifted a number of banners & play cards bearing awareness slogans and important information about Dengue and Measles for public.

Distribution of Brochures

Brochures bearing information on the etiology, signs & symptoms, treatment & control of Dengue and Measles were distributed in huge number to the public during and after the walk from the awareness of common people about these diseases.