Mission Stop Dengue

Stop Dengue is a Mission started by Department of Internal Medicine, Medanta the Medicity.

About The Mission

Stop Dengue is a Mission started by Department of Internal Medicine, Medanta the Medicity. This mission was started by Dr. Sushila Kataria, Director, Department of Internal Medicine. The mission was launched by Dr. Naresh Trehan, CMD, Medanta-The Medicity.


The Mission

In India cases of Dengue fever are reported from every state. In monsoon season, the mosquito breeding increases, exponentially and we see majority of cases of dengue fever in July to November only. As per National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) data, Govt. Of India, last year 1 Lac cases were reported from India and 220 people died of this disease in 2015. This is definitely under reported, so we can understand the magnitude of problem.

STOP Dengue Mission is one such initiative. The aim is to reduce Dengue related mortality and morbidity through a continuous round the year activity in 3 years.

The main focus of the program is on:

  • Prevention
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Uniform and standard care
  • Effective and live case reporting

Prevention-Prevention is the main way to reduce suffering and death due to the disease. An effective program needs participation of people, public and private (PPP) places on equal levels.

Public awareness is increased through multiple levels engagement with school children, RWA members and Sarpanches and Panchayats.

Our partners

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Our team

Latest Events

Workshop at Government Girls School

All the government school girls were addressed by Medanta team about the Dengue preventive measures.

Session at C.D. Foundation of Education

A Session was held at C.D. Foundation of Education, Dharuhera (Rewari) where students and teachers were educated about preventive measures for Dengue.

Workshop at Government Polytechnic

Students of Jhajjar Government Polytechnic was addressed by Medanta about the preventive measures for dengue. Various students and teachers participated in the session.

Awareness Session at Amity International School

Students were addressed on various preventive measures such as handwashing techniques to eradicate dengue.

Events at DAV School

Events were conducted at DAV School where 15 different schools of Gurugram participated in competitions like poster making, power point presentation and nukkad natak.

Voice of Gurugram and Health Awareness Talk at Village Bhondsi

A health awareness talk was organised in association with India - TV Voice Of Gurugram on dengue prevention. Villagers of Bhondsi were educated with a rally, dengue prevention sessions and camps.

Orientation Session

Orientation for dengue preventitive measures happened at Medanta. The participants included both adults and children.

Dengue Awareness Sessions and Quiz at Schools

An awareness session was conducted in association with Lotus Valley International School, Summer Fields School and Ridge Valley School. A quiz session was also organised. Anti-dengue kits were distributed to the winners along with educational material.

Cyclothon and Awareness Sessions

Medanta - The Medicity, in association with Gurugram Police, organized a cycle rally from Medanta Hospital to Police Line, Gurugram. Shri Sandeep Khirwar, Commissioner of Police and  Dr. Asruddin, CMO Municipal Corporation, Gurugram flagged off the rally from Medanta. A nukkad natak was also organised by the team.

Tropical Fever Symposium

Tropical Fever Symposium was organized by Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Medanta.

Dengue Event at Nirvana Country

An event was organised by Medanta team at Nirvana Country. The participants included children, adults and elderly people.

Interaction with Dr. Manoj Grover for Dengue Vaccine

Our team interacted with Dr. Manoj Grover from Sanofi Pasteur on future of dengue vaccine in India.

ADC Gurugram and Ireland Team Collaboration for GIS Tool

Our team ADC Gurugram Shri Vinay Pratap Singh for action plan of 2017 regarding Mission Stop Dengue on National Dengue Day. Ms. Mary Skelly visited from Ireland. She is working for the application of GIS tools which can be used in dengue hot zone mapping and its prevention. They discussed the possibilities of conducting a pilot study.

Visit to National Institute of Malaria Research and WHO

Team visited National Institute of Malaria Research for a discussion with Dr. Neena Valecha, Director and the team of scientists working on vector borne diseases. At WHO, an action plan was discussed on neglected tropical diseases with Dr Saurabh Jain, National Professional Officer .

Dr. Naresh Trehan Launched Stop Dengue Kit

Dr. Naresh Trehan launched the Stop Dengue Kit in collaboration with Mortein India. The kit includes anti-dengue tools such as a sample collection kit, microscope and mosquito repellant.

Meeting with Stakeholders on World Health Day

A stakeholder meeting was held on World Health Day at Medanta in which the civic administration, key opinion leaders, school and college administration along with RWA leadership, CSR stakeholders and the media participated.

Government Polytechnic Workshop

Dengue preventive measures were addressed at Ankheer, Fatehpur Taga and Maharajapur. 

Workshop at S. D. Harit Modern and Swarn Vatika School

A workshop by the Medanta team was organised at S.D. Harit Modern School and Swarn Vatika Sr. Sec. School where not just the students but also their parents participated and pledged to follow dengue preventive measures.

Workshop at PWC Office

Medanta addressed employees at PWC Office in CyberCity and told them about Dengue eradication measures to make Gurugram disease-free.

Awareness Session at Government Polytechnic College

The event took place at Government College, Manesar where various competitions were organised for students on the dengue theme.

Perfect Health Mela

Little Kids participated in Perfect Health Mela organised at Talkatora Stadium where they performed handwashing techniques. 

Causeathon (Rahagiri) at Sushant Lok

At Sushant Lok, handwashing techniques were taught to the participants by Medanta team. 

Awareness Session at K.E.B. School

Students of K.E.B School, Neb Sarai were addressed by Medanta's doctors on dengue eradication from their area.

Mobile Fever Clinic Van Launch

Mobile Fever Clinic Van was launched by Dr. Naresh Trehan at Medanta. Dr Sushila Kataria, Dr. Akanksha Rastogi, Dr. Shubhank Singh and Mr. Sushant Mathur met Sh. J.P. Nadda, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India at Nirman Bhawan. 

Cleanliness Program in Sector 38

Cleanliness program was organized in Sector 38 to raise awareness about sanitation and mosquito control measures. The goal of the drive was to show how a clean neighbourhood can prevent dengue cases. 

Chai Par Charcha

A round table meeting Chai Par Charcha was organized by Gurgaon administration, school teachers and Resident Welfare Association (RWA) members. A future plan was chalked out for the coming days to create maximum impact. 

Mission Launch by Dr. Naresh Trehan

Dr. Naresh Trehan launched the program with students from different schools of Gurgaon in presence of Mr. Vinay Pratap, Deputy Commissioner and Dr. Ramesh Dhankhar, Civil Surgeon of Gurgaon. The event was made memorable with the interactive session with the 8 year old child prodigy, Master Kautilya, famously known as the Google Boy. 300 students participated in different activities like poster making, essay writing and debate competitions. School students have made a great impact by passing the message to their parents and society. The event was coordinated by Vogueshaire.

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