Training Controlling and Identification on Dengue Fever on Sawahan District

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Training Controlling and Identification on Dengue Fever on Sawahan District

Public health issues are an important issue that has always been a concern in Indonesia. Various cases of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue are often the headlines in various national media outlets. Often the epidemic of this disease must take a lot of lives. The spread of this disease becomes difficult to handle one of them due to the limited knowledge of health technical personnel or pest controler against the control of the vector insects that carry it. Therefore, Tropical Disease Institute (ITD) through Dengue Study Group and Entomology Study Group in cooperation with Puskesmas Sawahan organizes regular courses under the name Integrated Vector Management and Identification (Integrated Vector Management and Identification).

During this district Sawahan district is a red zone Dengue Fever, after the training is expected to decrease the people who contracted dengue fever. Training topics delivered with presentation and discussion methods (75%) are also practice and simulation (25%). The topics to be covered in this training are: Biology and vector ecology (mosquitoes, flies and cockroaches), vector surveillance methods (malaria, filariasis, dengue, zika and chikungunya), vector control applications, insecticide types and formulations for vector control, Resistance and management, Policy related to vector control in Indonesia, Integrated vector management (integrated vector management).

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