On August 15, 2013, the Bo Phut Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital, Koh Samui district, initiated a joint effort to combat Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and Chikungunya Disease. Village health volunteers from groups 15 of Bo Phut subdistrict collaborated to launch the prevention and control campaign. The opening ceremony was presided over by Duangporn Boonmee, Director of Bo Phut Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital, alongside members of the Municipal Council, municipal staff, and staff from the Public Health and Environment Department of Koh Samui Municipality.
In an effort to improve public health, village health volunteers in Lipanoi Subdistrict, Koh Samui District, Surat Thani Province, have launched a campaign focused on the prevention and control of dengue fever, Chikungunya disease, and iodine deficiency diseases. This article outlines the objectives, strategies, and impact of this comprehensive campaign.
Dengue Fever and Chikungunya Disease Prevention and Control Campaign: A Step Towards Healthier Communities
Dengue fever and chikungunya are two mosquitoborne diseases that pose significant health risks in tropical regions, particularly in Southeast Asia. In an effort to reduce the incidence of these diseases and improve public health, the Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital in Mae Nam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, launched a comprehensive prevention and control campaign in 2013.