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More HOPE Workers for Westmoreland Vector Control Programme

first_img “With more staff we will be able to cover more communities to identify breeding sites that we had missed before,” he said. Story Highlights Mr. Morris informed JIS News that the mosquito population had increased with the recent heavy rains, and the HOPE programme workers, who begin their rounds today (October 8), will help in the Department’s vector control efforts. Vector Control Officer at the Westmoreland Health Department, Ryan Morris, says the Aedes Aegypti mosquito population in the parish should decrease with the help of the second cohort of 25 Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) programme vector control workers. Vector Control Officer at the Westmoreland Health Department, Ryan Morris, says the Aedes Aegypti mosquito population in the parish should decrease with the help of the second cohort of 25 Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) programme vector control workers.Mr. Morris informed JIS News that the mosquito population had increased with the recent heavy rains, and the HOPE programme workers, who begin their rounds today (October 8), will help in the Department’s vector control efforts.“With more staff we will be able to cover more communities to identify breeding sites that we had missed before,” he said.Mr. Morris said he is hoping that participants in the 12-week programme will assist the Department to get the mosquito population down, noting that with the addition of 25 workers, more stringent checks can be done to even more areas in the parish.He also advised that plans are in place to have thorough once-per-week inspections of typical mosquito breeding sites in various Westmoreland communities, to ensure that the population stays down, as well as to ensure that residents are applying the information given to them by vector control workers.The Aedes Aegypti mosquito is responsible for the spread of the dengue, Zika and chikungunya viruses.The second phase of the HOPE programme ends on December 28.last_img read more

Chinas first cyberdissident given 12year jail term court

first_imgBeijing: China’s first “cyber-dissident” Huang Qi, whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for leaking state secrets on Monday, a court said. He was guilty of “leaking national state secrets and providing state secrets to foreign entities”, the statement by the Mianyang Intermediate People’s Court said, adding that Huang will be deprived of political rights for four years.last_img