Health Ministry tagged posts

Fight Dengue with Flowers


Warning: file_get_contents(https://vimeo.com/api/v2/video/118650802.php) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found in /home/plantsup/public_html/blog/wp-content/themes/bizcard2.4.4/functions.php on line 318

Warning: file_get_contents(https://vimeo.com/api/v2/video/118651855.php) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found in /home/plantsup/public_html/blog/wp-content/themes/bizcard2.4.4/functions.php on line 318

According an environmental health expert, Mr Veeramohan Supramaniam from Malaysian Association of Environmental Health (MAEH) said, the most effective ways of combating dengue is to beautify the environment with flowering plants. Because mosquitoes would often become sluggish upon feeding on nectar, making them easy prey to bigger insects, spiders, frogs and lizards.

He has been conducting field research and epidemiological studies to learn more about the dengue threat and is engaged in advising the authorities on ways to refine the existing prevention programme, which is based on World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

He said the WHO guidelines focused on outbreaks at residential units...

Read More >