Dumaguete City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla, representing Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, formally receives the shipment of a large volume of Antimos 1-SG Temephos 1% from IPI Foundation Incorporated as part of the company’s Dengue Prevention campaign project.
Antimos 1-SG is a granular mosquito larvicide made in Mexico that can be applied to any bodies of water to destroy the breeding grounds of dengue-carrying mosquitoes.
Mayor Remollo has deployed health workers to conduct weekly medical mission and information drive against dengue and COVID-19 in the barangays.
The generous donation is part of IPI Foundation Incorporated Aid Program to eradicate dengue cases particularly in the marginalized communities.
Among those who received the anti-dengue larvicide are Anti-Dengue Coordinator Leticia Flores as well as city health nurses Primrose Bueno and Marichu Banjao.
Meanwhile, the City Health Office also expresses gratitude to the Negros Oriental Medical Society for donating several KN95 and disposable face masks, infrared thermometer, PPEs, hair caps, show covers, googles, hand gloves and crestor safety googles.
The donated items from NOMS have been utilized by various health workers and other frontliners as part of the effort to contain COVID