Manonmani, Scientist E, VCRC
, Puducherry, participated in the 2011 World of Coal Ash Conference, at Denver (May 9-12,2011).
Sahu, Scientist 'D' & Officer-in-Charge, VCRC
Field Station, Koraput, Hati Line, Near Collectorate, Koraput, At/P.o/ Dt.
Sabesan, Scientist F, VCRC
, Puducherry, participated in the Symposium on Repositioning Disease Control as Part of Health Systems Development, at Washington, D.C.
Rajendran, Vector Control Research Centre (ICMR), Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Puducherry 605 006, India e-mail: vcrc
Ramaiah, Scientist E, Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC
), Puducherry, participated in the WHO Informal Consultation on Guidelines for Stopping MDA and Post MDA Surveillance for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis, at Geneva (September 16-17,2010).
Younger (early) IV instar larvae of the three vector species, obtained from the cyclic colony (10) of the Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC
), Puducherry, India, were used for the bioassays.
Hoti, Scientist F, Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC
), Puducherry and Dr.
Krishnamoortby, Scientist E VCRC
. for providing the mf positive slides.
Thus the apex institutions in the field of malaria research for India are; NIMR, New Delhi; CDRI, Lucknow; VCRC
, Pondicherry; ICGEB, New Delhi ; RMRC, Bhubaneswar; AIIMS, New Delhi; PGIMER, Chandigarh; IISc, Bengalore and Ispat Gen.
activities: Fly density was monitored in habitats such as devastated human settlements, temporary shelters, garbage dumping yards and open defaecation yards in tsunami-hit villages using both scudder grill (8) and sweep net (9) method at monthly interval for a period of one year i.e., from February 2005 to January 2006 after the tsunami.