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Ministry targets cut in dengue, malaria

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The Public Health Ministry vowed yesterday to intensify its campaign against diseases transmitted by mosquitoes including dengue fever and malaria. 

The move came in response to the World Health Organisation's (WHO) World Health Day on Monday, which was based around illnesses transmitted by living organisms — or vector-borne diseases.

Yonas Tegegn, WHO representative for Thailand, yesterday took part in a Public Health Ministry exhibition on the issue at the department's headquarters in Nonthaburi.

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