Ministry, Aust university ink agreement
6 November, 2017, 2:50 pm
Update: 2:50PM THE Ministry of Health today signed a memorandum of agreement between an Australia based Monash University.
This part of the Ministry’s bid
to see a reduction in mosquito borne diseases.
The MOA now allows the Ministry
to work with the University in establishing a new mosquito specie which will
act as a barrier to the transmission of mosquito borne diseases such as Dengue
Fever, Chikungunya and Zika.
The program will start in the
Suva – Nausori corridor and will last for one year, before it gradually rolls
out into the other divisions.