Civil Servants in Macuata, Bua and Cakaudrove today conducted their 2nd phase of clean-up as part of interventions towards the reduction and eradication of Leptospirosis, Typhoid, Dengue and Diarrhea illness (LTDD). The aim is to prevent the increasing number of LTDD confirmed cases around the country, particularly in Vanua Levu.
The source reduction cleanup today was conducted in the Hot Spot areas of Macuata namely Namara, Siberia, Vunivau, Wailevu, Waiqele Korotari and Batikama. The LTDD source reduction plan is to conduct 2 consecutive weeks of clean up in the whole of Vanua Levu.
One of the main objectives of the campaign as well is to ensure that the basic needs of the vulnerable population are identified and addressed in a timely manner.