Mosquito Awareness Week

(ZIZ NEWS)— The Ministry of Health raised awareness on mosquitoes in the Federation with an exhibition at the Independence Square on Friday.

According to Deputy Chief Environmental Health Officer, Jermaine Lake, the awareness campaign was the ministry’s way of participating in the Organization Of American States Mosquito Awareness Week.

He said, “We are trying to do what we can in our own way for the week by highlighting the challenges of a small island state such as ours which is in the tropics and has not only mosquitoes but the type of mosquitoes that can pass on the type of diseases that we see challenging places like Brazil.”

The ministry offered in-depth information on mosquitoes and displayed tools used to monitor, capture, and control mosquitoes.