Porvorim based, Goan Pharma, participated in a dengue awareness camp at Priol. The camp was an initiative of Govind Gaude, minister art and culture and aimed at educating residents about dengue preventive measures. Dr Maria Carina Cordeiro, Goan Pharma, spoke of the company product ‘Denpap’ which is effective in treating Dengue. Speaking at the occasion, Gaude asked residents to attend the cleanliness drive on Sunday as the first step towards destroying favorable conditions for the growth of mosquitoes that are causative agent of spreading the Dengue virus.
Dengue, a vector borne viral disease spread by mosquitoes i.e. Aedes Aegypti, was reported in the state even before monsoons. Dr Cordeiro pointed out that, Denpap has been licenced by FDA Maharashtra and also by Ayush Department of Bangalore.