(ITD-UNAIR) On October 28th, ITD UNAIR and Surabaya Health Bureau held Dengue Fever Prevention Training in COVID 19 Pandemic Era. This training held by Dengue and Entomology Study Group ITD. The aim of this training is to increase the understanding about dengue fever in new normal situation, dengue fever vector, and also the prevention of dengue fever vector.
The opening speech was given by The Head of Disease Prevention and Control, drg. Rince Pangalila M. Kes and Prof. Aryati dr., MS. Sp. PK(K) as the Head of Committee of this event. There are two sections of this training; the first one is Dengue Fever Laboratory Aspects in COVID19 Era delivered by Prof. Aryati dr., MS. Sp. PK(K) and Dengue Fever Entomology Vector delivered by Prof. Dr. Sri Subekti, drh., DEA, with Yessy Puspitasari dr., Sp. PK as moderator.
Sixty (60) persons were participated in this training from Public Health Center (Puskesmas) in Surabaya and representation from Surabaya Health Bureau. The participants’ responses were excellent; but it also can be improved with appropriate technology to control Aedes aegypti vector.
Author : Teguh Haris S
Translator : Ausie