Tripura prepares to combat monsoon related diseases

Agartala, June 24 (ANI): Tripura health department organised an awareness camp in association with some NGOs and others stakeholders to help combat monsoon related diseases like malaria and diarrhea.

The one-day meeting, which was organised at the Pragya Bhavan here, aimed at reviewing the preparedness of the department and taking a stock of the ground situation.

Tripura Health Minister Badal Chowdhury presided over the meeting, where books related to the matter were released.

During the last financial year more than 150 people, most of them tribal children and senior citizens, died in Tripura due to malaria and vector borne diseases. (ANI)

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