Ha Tinh Province begins cleanup operations after storm

The health sector in the central province of Ha Tinh has started a cleanup campaign of the environment by setting up seven mobile teams of medical workers to supervise operations.

Environmental cleanup will curb risk of infectious diseases including pink eye, skin infections, diarrhea, and many mosquito-borne diseases that are most common after floods and storms.

The Health Sector has provided storm hit districts with more than 450,000 Chloramine B medicines; 4,000 kilogram of powdered Chloramine B; 200 kilogram of alum, besides medicines and necessary chemicals for disinfection.

The Ministry of Health also gave more medication and disinfecting chemicals to the province.

By Duong Quang – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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