The construction of Panama's metro subway has led to an increase in the city's malaria carrying mosquito population says a team responsible for reporting to the Ministry of Health (MOH).
The team secretary Evelio Gaona said: "We are making checks on all fronts and biological products are being applied to control larvae. It started from project on Avenida Centennial ".
Since June 25 said Gaina a waste management and sanitation equipment.training program has been introduced for the staff of the construction company,
The Consortium Line One, carrying out the work, is in the process of creating health brigades composed of 75 members, to strengthen the work of eliminating breeding sites and provide reports for the MOH.
Recently Health Minister Franklin Vergara said that the MoH has assessed the possibility that this year sanctions will be hardened against offenders.
The National Director of Health of the MoH, Lucas Eduardo Mora, said that to impose a sanction there should be a report from the Corregiduría (magistrate) of the area and the relevant Regional Health Authority.
La Prensaattempted to meet with the director of the Metropolitan Health Region, Jorge Hassan, to ask if he was considering a penalty for this, but he did not answer his cell phone. The Regional Director of Health of San Miguelito, Algis Torres, said the fines could range from $501 to $5,000
San Miguelito is the area with the highest breeding rate