PESHAWAR, 27 September: The district government and Khyber PakhtunKhwa Health Department on Wednesday launched training workshop to aware students and teachers regarding precautionary measures to contain spread of dengue fever.

A large number of students and teachers attended a day-long workshop where officials of district government including Assistant Commissioner Peshawar Moeezullah and other official were present.

Health officials briefed the participants how dengue larva survive and sensitized them about the precautionary measures.

Dr Iftikhar told the participants that dengue larva breed on fresh water that people use at their houses and asked them to waste or cover such water. He asked the teachers to create awareness among the children at their schools every morning to contain the deadly fever.