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16 Districts in Beijing Carried out the First Centralized Activities for Cleaning our Home, Eliminating Mosquito and Preventing Diseases
From:Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning
Date:07/02/2018

 

May 16th was the activity day of the first central anti-mosquito campaign theming “Anti-mosquito Campaign of Healthy Beijing” initiated by the Beijing Patriotic Health Campaign Committee and the Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning. This is also the implementation of the requirement recently proposed by Secretary Cai Ji. He said that “the spring-cleaning is a good tradition that should be persevered in every district." In Chaoyang District, the "Cleaning our Home, Eliminating Mosquito and Preventing Diseases" site publicity activity was held in Tuanjiehu Park. The Beijing Patriotic Health Campaign Committee, the Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, the Capital Civilization Office, and the Municipal Commission of City Management jointly participated in the on-site activities. Lei Haichao, Director of the Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, and Li Quanle, Director of the Work Office of the National Patriotic Health Campaign Committee respectively addressed the event and expressed their requirements and expectations for the event. After the event, they participated in the clean-up of the Zhonglunan Community of Tuanjiehu. In the community, leaders took up garbage from the grasslands, watered and weeded the flowers and plants, and cleared small and medium-sized ponds in the external environment. Experts from the CDC explained the places where mosquitoes are easy to grow in daily life and how to prevent mosquitoes and diseases to the people. Afterwards, everyone joined hands to clean up garbage and clear the health dead area.

On May 16th, the day of the activities all around the city, districts including Xicheng, Haidian, Tongzhou, Mentougou, Huairou, Fangshan, Pinggu and Miyun carried out various on-site activities themed "Cleaning our Home, Eliminating Mosquito and Preventing Diseases". Cleaning activities were carried out to disseminate knowledge of health and disease prevention and clear mosquito breeding grounds.