Navigation Links
Public Urged To Prevent Mosquito Breeding

The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has urged people to stay alert to the risk of mosquito-transmitted diseases and maintain proper anti-mosquito measures//, despite the current dry and cool weather.

A department spokesman said today (January 22) that the monthly average ovitrap index for December last year had dropped to 2.3%, from 7.4% in November.

The ovitrap indices reflect the prevalence of Aedes albopictus, a mosquito vector for dengue fever transmission.

Among the 38 areas surveyed, 23 of them recorded positive Area Ovitrap Indices (AOI), ranging from 1.8% to 8%, with the highest being reported in Yuen Kong. But none of them had entered the alert zone of 20% to 40%.

The index for port areas also dropped from 0.5% in November to 0.2% in December last year.

Although the current weather was dry and cool, the spokesman said people should still take effective measures to eliminate mosquito eggs as mosquitoes could hatch from eggs when the weather turned warm and wet again.

He advised estate managements to scrub all drains and surface sewers and lime-wash them with alkaline detergent compound at least once a week to remove any mosquito eggs. They should also keep the drains free from blockages and fill in all depressions to prevent breeding of mosquito.

The spokesman appealed to people to take heed of the following anti-mosquito measures: inspect their homes and surroundings weekly to remove potential breeding grounds; scrub vases and pot plant saucers at least once a week; properly dispose of containers such as soft drink cans and lunch boxes; clear drains and surface channels to prevent blockage; remove stagnant water; fill up all defective ground surfaces and drill large holes in unused tyres.

Source: Bio-Bio Technology
SRI
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. WHO To Support Public Health Threats
2. Public Defibrillators Found To Improve Survival Rate
3. FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Tysabri, a New Drug for MS
4. WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon
5. Disaster Planning Guide From Harvard Health Publications
6. India to maintain Public domain Registry database of clinical trials conducted in India.
7. Smoking Ban Believed To Enjoy Widespread Public Acceptance In Scotland
8. Evidences that Better Health Care Facility is Offered By Public Hospitals.
9. Defibrillators In Public Places Will Help Cardiac Patients
10. Sex Education, Need Of The Hour In Public Schools
11. UK Doctors Fear Shortages Could Hit Public Health Drive
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Public Urged Prevent Mosquito Breeding

(Date:4/18/2014)... scientists could lead to potential new treatments for breaking ... , Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of ... lungs can lead to serious organ damage and, in ... options centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, ... that a specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... variant specifically associated with the risk of a ... cent of all breast cancer cases. , The ... called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues ... of breast cancer, which can be missed through ... the journal PloS Genetics , was co-led ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... PLOS Pathogens , children who live in regions of ... immune response to infection with malaria parasites that may ... and illness and partially control the growth of malaria ... develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate the disease ... 200 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, resulting in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014) Two recent papers by a University ... may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for ... encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. ... genetics at the School of Medicine and an ... Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... team has created a new technology for modifying ... travel the body and selectively target cancer and ... devices that monitor and modify human physiology is ... no existing technology enabled bioengineers to build such ... respond in a customized fashion. , "The project ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2
... ... ... ... ...
... ... , ... , , , ... NEW YORK , March 4 ...
... ... ... ... ...
... third leading cause of cancer death among men and ... CRC screening receive it. The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) ... of screening and to encourage everyone age 50 and ... that those without insurance have limited access to screening, ...
... Calculus Bovis compound preparation (ICCBco) in the treatment ... schistosomiasis as the experimental animal model, a research ... trial to observe pathological changes and pathological effect ... the lung tissue of portal hypertensive rabbits with ...
... at risk, but elderly women are too, study finds , ... common cause of shoulder dislocation, and young males have the ... study shows. , Researchers studied 8,940 shoulder dislocations treated at ... to 2006 and found that the overall incidence rate was ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Less Is More' with the Innovation of Avemar(R) Fermented Wheat Germ Extract 2Health News:'Less Is More' with the Innovation of Avemar(R) Fermented Wheat Germ Extract 3Health News:'Less Is More' with the Innovation of Avemar(R) Fermented Wheat Germ Extract 4Health News:'Less Is More' with the Innovation of Avemar(R) Fermented Wheat Germ Extract 5Health News:Cowen Group Announces Promotions in Health Care Investment Banking 2Health News:Cowen Group Announces Promotions in Health Care Investment Banking 3Health News:Alan Henry, M.D. Joins MedSolutions as Chief Medical Officer of Premerus 2Health News:Alan Henry, M.D. Joins MedSolutions as Chief Medical Officer of Premerus 3Health News:Alan Henry, M.D. Joins MedSolutions as Chief Medical Officer of Premerus 4Health News:Alan Henry, M.D. Joins MedSolutions as Chief Medical Officer of Premerus 5Health News:Alan Henry, M.D. Joins MedSolutions as Chief Medical Officer of Premerus 6Health News:Physicians come together on National Colorectal Cancer Awareness and Screening Day 2Health News:Treatment of portal hypertensive pulmonary lesions induced by schistosomiasis 2Health News:Shoulder Dislocations a Sports Hazard 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... Worldwide Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957812/Insulin-Pump-Market--Forecast-–-Worldwide-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Equipment_and_Supply ... Insulin Pumps are ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... LAVAL, Quebec , Jan. 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... VRX) announced that the applicable waiting period under the ... to the previously announced tender offer by its indirect ... the outstanding shares of common stock of Solta Medical, ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... market research report is available in ... Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced ... Routes of Administration ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 16
... Oct. 9 Surgeons are testing new,ways of ... in this country,-- massive bleeding. Investigators from Massachusetts ... to prolong the time surgeons,have to correct bleeding ... study, the surgical researchers found that profound hypothermia,effectively ...
... an effort to increase,access and participation in clinical ... Lymphoma Society and Cleveland Clinic Taussig,Cancer Institute have ... Hematologic Malignancies. This innovativecollaboration is a unique ... patients in their community so they can,easily have ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients 2Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients 3Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients 4Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients 5The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Accelerate Drug Approvals 2The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Accelerate Drug Approvals 3The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Accelerate Drug Approvals 4
... and Collections Administrator has a maximum ... models and personalized paper or electronic ... ability to facilitate rebilling, ledger notes, ... from the Onscreen Collections Worksheet and ...
Visionary OFFICE™ PM offers a Windows interface featuring medical billing, appointment scheduling and patient information....
A.I.med's medical billing software is a medical billing software. The billing module integrates with A.I.med's Electronic Medical Record software. A.I.med's medical billing module also integrates wit...
... The OmniMD Medical Billing system allows ... and accounting. It is integrated with ... capture. The system interfaces with electronic ... tracking. With a set of reports, ...
Medicine Products: