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Knowledge Transfer Program On Vector-Borne Diseases 

Community Engagement Workshop among Orang Asli Communities

It was a fun-filled day for about 110 orang Asli from Kampung Tumbuh Hangat, Bota , Perak took part in a Community Engagement Workshop organized by TIDREC on 27th October 2018.
The workshop was aimed to engage with the Orang Asli communities as well as to improve the awareness and knowledge of ectoparasite-associated diseases among them.
Throughout this workshop, all participants were taught about ectoparasite-associated diseases, importance of hand washing including a practical demo was also given for a better understanding of washing hands properly.
Among the interactive activities conducted throughout the programme were mosquito puzzle games, spot the ticks, lucky draws and all participants were given opportunities to observe the physiological of the blackflies under the microscope provided.