The Education Ministry has instructed the relevant officials to conduct a countrywide dengue prevention campaign in schools prior to reopening for the second term.
All government and government-assisted private schools start their second term on Monday.
The ministry had previously launched several dengue eradication programmes to protect school children from dengue.
Instructions were issued to the provincial education directors, zonal education directors, principals of all teachers training colleges and colleges of education. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)