Civil Servants in the Northern Division today took time out to clean up their area of operation.
While COVID19 has been a major focus, the COVID19 Northern Taks Force Team is also focusing on other health concerns.
The Northern Division Taskforce team is creating awareness on the reduction and eradication of Leptospirosis, Typhoid, Dengue Fever and Diarrhea throughout Macuata, Bua and Cakaudrove.
House-to-house inspection and larval surveillance were also conducted in addition to spraying hot spot areas.
This initiative is a whole of government approach coordinated by the National Disaster Management Office and the Ministry of Health.
It also reduces the potential Health and Economic burden on the daily lives of Fijians in view of the current COVID-19.
The goal of this clean up campaign is to increase the knowledge and understanding of proactive measures against these infectious diseases.
The cleanup in the Northern Division was focused on the removal of all potential mosquito breeding sites.